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Sheikh Rashid’s Nomination Papers For NA-56 And NA-57 Denied

Sheikh Rashid's Nomination Papers For NA-56 And NA-57 Denied

Nomination papers of Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, president of the Awami Muslim League (AML), were rejected by returning officers in two constituencies. His papers for NA-56 and NA-57 were submitted, but after scrutiny,

Returning Officer Nizarat Shah stated that valid objections were raised, citing Sheikh Rashid’s involvement in land scams, tax default, and misinformation in tax returns as reasons for the rejection in NA-56 Rawalpindi. Earlier, the nomination papers for NA-57, filed by Sheikh Rashid and his nephew Sheikh Rashid Shafique, were also rejected. Sheikh Rashid,

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in response, asserted that the allegations were false and vowed to challenge the rejection in court, expressing confidence in receiving justice from the high court and the Supreme Court.