- PTI desires ECP to placed on maintain Yousuf Raza Gilani’s notification until motion on video scandal is accomplished.
- PTI has additionally filed a plea looking for his son, Ali Haider Gilani’s disqualification from Punjab Meeting.
- PTI claims that Ali Haider Gilani bribed MNAs to hunt vote for his father.
ISLAMABAD: The ruling social gathering, PTI, has approached the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) to not launch the notification asserting Yousuf Raza Gilani because the successful candidate for the Islamabad common seat for Senate.
The petition, filed by PTI’s Farrukh Habib, Maleeka Bokhari and Kanwal Shauzab, has been on the idea of the controversial audio clip of Sindh minister Nasir Hussain Shah and a video of Ali Haider Gilani.
“Ali Haider Gilani kept bribing members of the National Assembly,” declare the petitioners.
The PTI leaders have alleged earlier than the ECP that the PML-N chief Maryam Nawaz, in her speeches, promised MNA a ticket from her social gathering within the subsequent common elections in the event that they vote for the Opposition’s joint candidate.
“Yousuf Raza Gilani’s notification should be stopped till action on the video scandal is complete,” stated the petitioners.
The ECP has additionally been approached with a petition by the identical lawmakers looking for Ali Haider Gilani’s disqualification from the Punjab Meeting.
On Wednesday, the Opposition’s joint candidate former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani defeated the federal government’s candidate, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh within the Senate elections for the overall seat from Islamabad.
The victory was not taken properly by the ruling PTI.
Controversial clips emerge
A day earlier than the election, a video and audio clip had surfaced which the PTI claims is proof of vote-buying by the Opposition to safe the previous prime minister’s victory.
Within the video, Ali Haider Gilani is allegedly instructing PTI MPs on the best way to waste their votes.
The video had surfaced on social media.
It is not potential to make out who Gilani was talking to allegedly about losing the Senate vote.
Ali Haider Gilani had admitted that it’s him who could be seen within the video however has refuted claims of shopping for Senate votes
Audio recordings have been additionally “leaked” to the media, including gas to the controversy surrounding corrupt practices within the Senate elections.
The recordings are alleged to be discussions between lawmakers and a telephonic dialog between Ali Haider Gilani and Sindh Native Authorities Minister Nasir Hussain Shah.
Within the leaked audio recordings, a number of folks could be heard discussing “offers” value tens of thousands and thousands of rupees allegedly being made to lawmakers for his or her votes forward of the Senate polls.
A person, alleged to be Ali Haider, could be heard saying in one of many recordings that he has spoken to Nasir Shah, who requested him to convey down the calls for made by the PTI MPs for rent.
An assurance is given within the audio that, other than the opposite incentives supplied, improvement work could be performed in constituencies as per the needs of the PTI lawmakers.
“We could carry out uplift projects worth around Rs100 million,” says the voice being attributed to Ali.
The voice can be heard remarking that it will be troublesome for the MPs for rent to hold cash if funds are made to them in money, as it will entice consideration.
The identical voice then seemingly makes a phone name and begins the dialog by saying that some “friends” (the PTI lawmakers) are standing with him and need to discuss.
“Tell all four of them that they will be taken care of,” the voice on the opposite finish of the road responds. This voice is claimed to be of Sindh minister Nasir Shah.
The dialog revolves round haggling over the calls for which were made, with the PTI MPs promising their help and votes however insisting that what they’ve requested for is given to them.
Nevertheless, in later interviews with the media, Nasir Shah distanced himself from the controversy and insisted that the voice within the audio clip was not his.