PTI to challenge appointment of GB’s chief election commissioner

Islamabad, December 13:  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf   would challenge the appointment of Justice Retired Tahir Ali Shah for his close association with Pakistan Muslim League-N (PMLN).

PTI  leader Ghulam Sarwar on Saturday informed media that the petition  would be filed under Article 184. He claimed to have the photographs of the presence of  Tahir  in meetings of the ruling party.

It is here to mention that the Justice (Retired) Syed Tahir Ali Shah had administered oath as Chief Election Commissioner Gilgit Baltistan in Islamabad on December 5.

Born in the year 1947, he has risen through the ranks, serving as a civil judge, before resigning and practicing law for some time. He was sworn in as a judge of the GB Supreme Appellate Court in 2005, from which he retired three years later in 2008.

Justice (r) Tahir Ali Shah belongs to Khaplu, the headquarters of District Ghangche.

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