Election Commission disqualifies MPA over fake degree

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ECP disqualified a member of Balochistan Assembly on Wednesday over a fake degree.

According to details received by The Balochistan Post, The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has disqualified Mohammed Khan, a member of Balochistan Assembly, associated with the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), for possessing a fake degree.

Mr. Khan had won election from Balochistan Assembly constituency PB-4 Loralai.

A three-member bench of the commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza, announced the verdict.

BAP leader Muhammad Khan was disqualified under the Article 63 (1L) of the Constitution.

Article 63 (1L) of the Constitution, provides that a person found guilty of “corrupt or illegal practice”, could not contest elections for five years.