Lahore (August 12, 2017): The situation turned perplexed and interesting, when a person named Nawaz Sharif submitted his nomination papers for NA-120 by poll today. Different TV channel started splashing Breaking News saying Nawaz Sharif has submitted the papers for NA-120 but later it proved wrong.
The Election Commission clarifying the issue said that the person who has submitted his nomination papers for NA-120 by poll was not former prime minister Nawaz Sharif instead he was a citizen of Kasur.
Initially it was unclear whether the nominee is former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted by the Supreme Court ruling in the Panamagate case on July 28.
Later, the Election Commission clarified the candidate was not the former minister Nawaz Sharif. The nominee is a resident of Kasur, it added.
Abbtakk News has acquired the CNIC of the candidate named Nawaz Sharif.Earlier on Friday, PML-N, the ruling party, has fielded Begum Kulsoom Nawaz as its candidates for the NA-120 seat.
Asif Kirmani and Captain Safdar filed the nomination papers of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife for the upcoming by-poll at the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) Lahore office.