JC concludes hearing over poll rigging claims, reserves verdict


ISLAMABAD: The judicial commission probing alleged rigging in 2013 polls, reserved its verdict over the matter after completion of the proceedings on Friday.


A three member inquiry commission headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk held 39 meetings to investigate the alleged election rigging.

Several political parties including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Awami National Party, Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) had provided evidences regarding the rigging which allegedly took place during the polls.

The commission held its first meeting on 16th April in which it summoned a report from Nadra regarding the fingerprints on the votes casted in 37 polling stations. The matter went further towards the missing of Form No. 14 and 15.

The court after listening to all the parties has reserved its verdict and is likely to announce the judgment in five days.