ISLAMABAD : The election tribunal on Monday terminated the Punjab Assembly membership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Muhammad Yaqoob Nadeem Sethi (PP-175) and restored membership of Tariq Mehmood Bajwa, another provincial assembly lawmaker, belonging to PML-N elected from PP-170. The decision against Muhammad Yaqoob was taken by an election tribunal on rigging allegations leveled against the MPA. The ECP issued a notification in this regard after the tribunal’s decision.The ECP also restored the membership of another Punjab Assembly member, PML-N’s Tariq Mehmood Bajwa (PP-170). Bajwa, who had earned a BA degree from Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, had earlier been accused of having a fake degree.His membership was restored after the Supreme Court decided in his favour.

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