Appellate tribunal formed to decide appeals on NA 4 by-elections

PESHAWAR: An Appellate Tribunal has been formed to decide appeals against the decisions of Returning Officer for the upcoming by-elections on NA 4 Peshawar-IV.

The appeals against acceptance or rejection of nomination papers could be submitted in the tribunal till today (September 27).

Officials in Election Commission of Pakistan told reporter that Appellate Tribunal would comprise on two judges of Peshawar High Court, Justice Syed Afsar Shah and Justice Qalandar Ali Khan that would announce decisions on all appeals by October 2.

The last date for withdrawal of candidature is October 3, while revised list of candidates would be published on October 4. The polling would be held on October 26.

The seat had fallen vacant due to death of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA Gulzar Khan who was passed away on Aug 27 due to protected illness.