ECP's bias ex­posed af­ter Kazim Ma­lik's ver­dict: Im­ran

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Pak­istan Tehreek-e-In­saf (PTI) chief Im­ran Khan once gain lashed out at the Elec­tion Com­mis­sion, stat­ing that the Elec­tion Com­mis­sion of Pak­istan's bi­as­ness is clear af­ter its de­ci­sion not to ex­tend con­tracts of Jus­tice (r) Kazim Ma­lik and Rana Zahid af­ter ver­dicts against mem­bers of the rul­ing PML-N.

He said that Jus­tice ( r) Kazim was only ac­cept­able to ECP when he gave thirty ver­dicts in favour of Nawaz Sharif's party. The state­ment comes a day af­ter Chief Elec­tion Com­mis­sioner (CEC) Jus­tice (r) Sar­dar Raza re­fused to give ex­ten­sions to tri­bunal judges in his let­ter to La­hore High Court (LHC).

The let­ter re­quested La­hore High Court to set up new tri­bunals com­pris­ing high court judges and all the cases cur­rently be­ing heard by Jus­tice (r) Kazim Ali Ma­lik, Javed Rasheed and Rana Zahid be trans­ferred to high court judges. The terms of the above men­tioned judges are go­ing to end on Au­gust 31.

All these three judges had given ver­dicts against Pak­istan Mus­lim League - Nawaz (PML-N) lead­ers. Kazim Ma­lik had given ver­dict against Sar­dar Ayaz Sadiq, Javed Rasheed had given ver­dict against Khawaja Saad Rafique while Rana Zahid had de­clared the re­sults of NA-154 as in­valid.

In a sep­a­rate mes­sage on Twit­ter, Im­ran Khan wel­comed Brah­mdagh Bugti's state­ment to re­solve the is­sues through talks with the gov­ern­ment.

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