ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission constituted to probe alleged rigging in the general election 2013 would conduct first public hearing on Thursday (April 16).
The three-member commission headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk comprises Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan.
Hamid Ali Khan has been appointed as the commission’s secretary.
A notification issued by the commission after its first meeting the commission had given April 15, to all those who wanted to submit proof on rigging of the general eletion 2013. The commission has also sought recommendations from all political parties, which contested General Election 2013.
The commission would present its report on rigging allegations within 45 days. The commission was constituted by Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk in pursuance of the request sent by the Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights under 2013 General Election Inquiry Commission Ordinance 2015.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) submitted proof before the commission. PPP leader Sardar Latif Khosa told reporters outside Supreme Court that written objections were submitted to the commission.