PTI candidate for NA-124 by-poll booked over arms display

  • A case has been registered against Ghulam Mohiuddin Dewan under section 11B/188 with Qila Gujar Singh
Pakistan

LAHORE – Police in Punjab capital have lodged a case against Ghulam Mohiuddin Dewan, the candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for NA-124 by-poll, for displaying weapons at his electoral rally.

The Qila Gujar Singh police registered the First Information Report (FIR) against Dewan and four of his gunmen after they were found displaying weapons during a corner meeting on Saturday evening.

A case has been registered under section 11B/188.

PTI has fielded Ghulam Mohiuddin Dewan in NA-124 against Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former prime minister.

By-polls to eight National Assembly seats are being held on Sunday; in Lahore, there are contests on NA-124 and NA-131, Rawalpindi (NA-60 and NA-63), Chakwal (NA-65), Gujrat (NA-69), Faisalabad (NA-103) and Attock (NA-56).

There will be contest on 11 Punjab Assembly seats — two in Lahore (PP-164 and 165), Faisalabad (PP-103), Toba Tek Singh (PP-118), Attock (PP-3), Jhelum (PP-27), Sahiwal (PP-201), Multan (PP-222), Muzaffargarh (PP-272), Rahim Yar Khan (PP-264) and DG Khan (PP-292).