A single member bench of the IHC headed by Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui heard a petition filed by Aalmi Tahafuze Khatme Nabuat seeking to declare the Election Act 2017 as null and void.
A deputy attorney general submitted before the court that the Election Reforms Act was passed for next general elections. He said that the as per the law the next elections would be held in the country.
The law officer pleaded the court not to suspend the operation of the law without hearing the federation.
After hearing arguments from the petitioner counsel and the law officer of the federal government, the court suspend the operation of the Election Reforms Act 2017.