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EC changes tribunal for hearing appeals against Nawaz Sharif, Shahbaz Sharif.

ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has changed the tribunal for hearing the appeals against former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and former chief minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif.

As per notification issued - a total of 17 appeals have been transferred from one appellate tribunal to another due to various reasons.

As many as four appeals have been filed against acceptance of nomination papers of Nawaz Sharif from NA-120 Lahore. Similarly 4 appeals have been filed against acceptance of nomination papers of Mian Shahbaz Sharif by returning officer in PP-161. The appeals against the Sharifs have been transferred to the new tribunal comprising Justice Nasir Saeed Shaikh and Justice Shahid Wahid.

Earlier, the election tribunal had declined to hear the appeals against both PML-N leaders on personal grounds. The appeals have been transferred in the tribunal comprising Justice Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmed and Justice Muhammad Khalid Mehmood Khan from the tribunal comprising Justice Rauf Ahmed Sheikh and Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh.

The appeals fixed for hearing in tribunal comprising Justice Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmed and Justice Muhammad Khalid Mehmood Khan had been transferred to tribunal comprising Justice Nasir Saeed Sheikh and Justice Shahid Waheed.

Similarly the appeals pending in the appellate tribunal comprising Justice Nasir Saeed Sheikh and Justice Shahid Waheed had been transferred to appellate tribunal comprising Justice Rauf Ahmed Sheikh and Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Apr 14, 2013
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