LHC fixes for hearing plea seeking annulment of Hamza’s election as Punjab CM

Hamza Shahbaz elected as Punjab CM

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has fixed hearing on a petition seeking annulment of election of Hamza Shehbaz as Punjab chief minister.

Chief Justice Lahore High Court Muhammad Amir Bhatti will hear the petition of PTI tomorrow.

The petition has been filed by five members of the Assembly, including Sabtin Khan of PTI.

Petitioners say that the police forcibly prevented PTI voters from exercising their right to vote. How the police entered the house, the secretary of the assembly prevented the entry of private people but the deputy secretary called 300 people.

According to the petitioners, Assembly member Ahsan Saleem Baryar did not cast his vote but his name is in the list of voters. It is requested that the election of Hamza Shahbaz be declared null and void.

Earlier, following the Supreme Court’s decision on the presidential reference to the interpretation of Article 63A, Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz has started consulting legal experts.

Sources said that Hamza Shahbaz has consulted legal experts on the decision of the Supreme Court.

According to sources, legal experts are of the opinion that the decision of the Election Commission should be awaited.

Sources said that as soon as the acting governor assumes office, no-confidence motion will be filed against the speaker and deputy speaker.

It may be recalled that the Supreme Court has ruled on the Presidential reference to the interpretation of Article 63A