The Supreme Court (SC) announced on Friday that it will hear a petition filed by an individual seeking to declare the general elections null and void on February 19 (Monday), Aaj News reported.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Qazi Faez Isa, Justice Muhammad Mazhar Ali and Justice Musarrat Hilali will hear the case.

In his petition, Ali Khan named the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the federal government as respondents.

He urged the SC to order new elections within 30 days to be held under the direct supervision and oversight of the judiciary “to ensure fairness, transparency and accountability”.

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Ali also requested the court to put a stay order to stop the formation of a new government till the case is decided.

Since the February 8 general elections concluded, political leaders and parties have been protesting rigging and delay on the issuance of poll results by the ECP.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has announced it will hold peaceful protests nationwide on Saturday.


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KU Feb 16, 2024 07:11pm
Why is the media so quiet on Maulana Sb's interview last night? Had it been IK, at least 100 cases would have been registered, maybe SC could look see and come forth for the sake of truth/democracy.
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