Election tribunals formed for Sindh and Balochistan


ISLAMABAD (TLTP): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Friday announced the formation of election tribunals for Sindh and Balochistan provinces to address the complaints of election irregularities.

The tribunals will consist of judges from the high courts and will hear the pleas of the candidates and parties who have challenged the results of the general elections.

According to the notification, four tribunals have been set up for Sindh province, while three tribunals have been established for Balochistan province.

For the Karachi division, the tribunals comprising Justice Muhammad Karim Khan Agha and Justice Adnan Iqbal Chaudhry will conduct the hearings. Justice Muhammad Iqbal will hear pleas related to Sukkur and Shaheed Benazirabad divisions, while Justice Amjad Ali will deal with electoral issues on Mirpur Khas and Hyderabad divisions. Justice Muhammad Saleem will hear election complaints related to Larkana division.

In Balochistan, Election Tribunal One will consist of Abdullah Baloch, Election Tribunal Two will consist of Justice Rozi Khan, while Tribunal Three will consist of Justice Muhammad Amir Nawaz Rana.

The tribunals will start functioning from next week and will dispose of the cases within four months as per the law.

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