ISLAMABAD: A local citizen has filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court, urging a pause in the election schedule due to ongoing Afghan refugees’ repatriation in the country.
The high court promptly ordered the formation of a bench to address this pressing issue.
The petitioner highlights a concerning situation where Afghan refugees, in the process of repatriation, are found to possess Pakistani fake identity cards.
Moreover, it is revealed that many of them had previously registered for voting. This underscores potential challenges to the integrity of the electoral process.
Chief Justice Amir Farooq of the Islamabad High Court is set to preside over the proceedings tomorrow, demonstrating the gravity of the matter.
The court registrar has Petition filed in Islamabad High Court Seeks Election Schedule Halt d a number to the petition, signaling the formal commencement of legal scrutiny into this critical issue.