Objections to Murad, Imran?s nomination forms dismissed

An election tribunal of the Sindh High Court on Saturday dismissed a petition against the approval of the nomination form of Syed Murad Ali Shah, a Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) candidate and the former provincial chief minister, for the provincial assembly constituency PS-80 in Jamshoro.Sindh United Party chief Syed Jalal Mehmood Shah had challenged Murad’s nomination form claiming that the PPP candidate concealed his dual nationality, properties and agricultural land and filed a false affidavit about his income by not mentioning a UAE-based Iqama.Jalal’s counsel said an election tribunal and the superior courts had earlier dismissed the petitions of the respondent to contest the 2013 general elections on account of his dual nationality. Murad’s counsel denied the claim and said the former CM had renounced his dual nationality in July 2013, adding that after fulfilling the legal formalities he contested a by-poll and was declared a returned candidate by the election…

Original published: 2018-06-24 05:00:00 Read the full Karachi News here

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