Pakistan’s top court orders re-election in NA-75 Daska

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The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for holding re-polling in the entire NA-75 Daska Constituency of Sialkot district.

A three-bench led by Justice Umar Ata Badial issued the order after hearing both sides. The top court ordered to hold re-polling in the Daska by-election on April 10 and disposed of petition filed by PTI candidate.

On March 25, the top court had halted ECP from re-polling in NA-75 Daska by-election scheduled to be held on April 10.

The country’s top election body had ordered re-polling in NA-75 Daska on a plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

PTI candidate Ali Asjad Malhi said they could move a review petition.

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