SC allows PML-N’s Anjum Aqeel to contest elections from NA-54

SC allows PML-N’s Anjum Aqeel to contest elections from NA-54

Islamabad (Staff Report): The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Anjum Aqeel to contest from NA-54 (Islamabad-III).


Malik Amjad Mahmood had informed the court that a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) inquiry has been underway since 2011 against Aqeel who is also a defaulter of multiple institutions.

The two-member bench, headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, inquired why the petitioner had not presented these facts in front of the returning officer (RO) during scrutiny of nomination papers.

The petitioner replied that the RO was aware of these facts, the court asked the petitioner to approach the court after elections.