- Tribunals directed to redress complaints within four months
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday formed 20 special tribunals to address election-related grievances of the politicial parties and their candidates, according to a notification issued here.
Via a notification, the elections regulator stated that high court judges would be presiding the commissioned tribunals. A total of four tribunals have been formed for Sindh, three for Balochistan, eight for Punjab, and five for Khyber Pak0htunkhwa, it said.
Justice Umar Siyal, Justice Yousuf Ali Saeed, Justice Mohammad Shafi Siddiqui, and Justice Khadim Hussain Shaikh from the Sindh High Court will head four tribunals as heads. Justice Hashim Khan Kakar, Justice Abdullah Baloch and Justice Nazeer Ahmed Langove of the Balochistan High Court have been appointed as heads for the three Balochistan tribunals.
Justice Mamoon Rasheed, Justice Shahid Mubeen, Justice Shahid Jameel Khan, Justice Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal, Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti, Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem, Justice Mujahid Mustaqeem and Justice Waqas Rauf of the Lahore High Court have been appointed to head each of the eight Punjab tribunals.
Justice Musarrat Hilali, Justice Lal Jan Khattak, Justice Muhammad Ghazanfar Khan, Justice Abdul Shakoor Khan and Justice Aijaz Anwar of the Peshawar High Court would head each of the five Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tribunals. The notification said that the tribunals have been directed to redress all grievances of the candidates within four months.