ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has adjourned a plea of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur seeking disqualification as a member of the Sindh Assembly.
A bench of the commission headed by the acting Chief Election Commissioner Altaf Ibrahim resumed the hearing of the case.
The acting CEC directed all parties to the case to furnish their replies on the next hearing as the petitioners’ counsel sought time to file a response.
he also ordered them to come prepared on the next date to forward their arguments in the case.
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In a previous hearing, Faryal Talpur was issued a notice to submit her comments on the petition by the commission.
Two MPAs of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) earlier submitted a petition in the ECP seeking disqualification of Faryal Talpur as a member of the provincial assembly.
According to them, Talpur should be disqualified under Article 62 of the Constitution as she failed to declare details of her assets before the ECP, which means she is no longer ‘Sadiq and Ameen’
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