Election tribunals for Punjab set up
ISLAMABAD, Feb 28: Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Qazi Muhammad Farooq has appointed 12 judges of the Lahore High Court to act as election tribunals for hearing poll petitions relating to the Punjab.
Those appointed in consultation with the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court are: Justice Abdul Shakoor Paracha, Justice Muhammad Khalid Alvi, Justice M Bilal Khan, Justice Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, Justice Syed Shabbar Raza Rizvi, Justice Syed Hamid Ali Shah, Justice Syed Sajjad Hussain Shah, Justice Tariq Shamim, Justice Syed Asghar Haider, Justice Hasnat Ahmad Khan, Justice Muhammad Asharaf Bhatti and Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi.
Earlier, the Chief Election Commissioner had appointed election tribunals for Sindh and Balochistan.
The process of appointment of election tribunals will be completed with the setting up of tribunal for the NWFP.