The nomination papers of outspoken spokesman of PTI, Fawad Chaudhry has been rejected by the election tribunal from NA-67 Jhelum. Justice Ibadur Rehman Lodhi announced the verdict and rejected the nomination papers of Fawad Chaudhry on the grounds that he did not pay the agriculture tax.
The application against the PTI leader was filed by Justice and Democratic Party candidate Fakhar Abbasi Kazmi who said Fawad Chaudhry has failed to pay agricultural tax. In another objection, the applicant cited a discrepancy in the identity card of Fawad Hussain Chaudhry whose name, he said, was written as Fawad Ahmed.
The tribunal accepted the objections and rejected his nomination papers.
The outspoken Fawad Chaudhry reacts very strongly and levelled serious allegations against the tribunal judge. He also announced to file the petition against this decision and to approach the Supreme Judicial Council against the Justice Ibad.
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