JC rejects PTI’s election rigging claims


ISLAMABAD: Judicial Commission, tasked with holding an inquiry into Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s allegations of systematic rigging in the 2013 general election, has sent its report to the Ministry of Law.


Sources say that the law ministry will present the report to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday.

The three-judge commission headed by the Supreme Court Chief Justice and comprising Justice Ameer Hani Muslim and Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan in its report rejected all the three allegations leveled by the PTI about alleged vote fraud.

The report consists of 300 pages.

The Imran Khan party had accused Nawaz-League of stealing people’s mandate through organized rigging in the general election which it claimed were not conducted in transparent manner.