ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has restored Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Mian Zia-ur-Rehman as the MPA, refuting the decision of Peshawar High Court.
Earlier, in March, the PHC asked the Election Commission of Pakistan on March 12 to de-notify Rehman as an MPA of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly over a petition that stated Rehman had a fake degree of seminary. It also mentioned that he made a false statement in his nomination papers, by putting different qualifications in the nomination papers for general election of 2008 and 2013.The petition was filed by a competitor of Rehman.
The petition was filed by a competitor of Rehman.
However, on Monday the Supreme Court refuted the high court’s decision over a request filed by Rehman. He stated the issue should have been raised with the election tribunal at the time of the 2013 general elections. Rehman is an MPA from PK-54, Mansehra-II.
Rehman is an MPA from PK-54, Mansehra-II.