The Election Commission of Pakistan has summoned Pakhtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) leader Mehmood Khan Achakzai on September 1st over controversial remarks about intelligence agencies in the national assembly after Quetta hospital attack.
In the notification issued here on Monday, the election commission summoned Achakzai for the hearing a petition against him on Monday.
A former presidential candidate Waheed Kamal had filed a petition in the election commission seeking disqualification of Mehmood Khan Achakzai over his statement.
The petitioner plead that Achakzai’s speech on the floor of the National Assembly was a bid to malign the armed forces, which is against Article 19 of the constitution.
The petitioner seeks disqualification of Mehmood Achakzai over his statement, “which bring disrepute to the security forces”.
A bench of the ECP headed by the Chief Election Commissioner while hearing the case directed the PkMAP leader to appear on September 1st to explain his position. The commission adjourned the hearing till August 17.