SC allows Yousaf Raza Gillani, Rana Asif Touseef to participate in polls

ISLAMABAD : Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday allowed Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Yousaf Raza Gillani and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Rana Asif Touseef to participate in upcoming general elections.

During the proceedings, a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing of the case during which the objections against former Prime Minister were dismissed and he was given green signal to contest the polls from NA-158 Multan.

Meanwhile, PTI leader Rana Asif Touseef’s candidature was also approved for NA-105 Faisalabad.

It is to be mentioned here that the general elections 2018 will be held across the country on July 25.

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