Election Commission of Pakistan has rejected the petition filed by Pakistan Awami Tehreek regarding the ineligibility of Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister after Model Town case, reported Waqt News.

PAT stance was that after Model Town Massacre Nawaz Sharif has no moral grounds to be the Prime Minister hence he should be removed from his position. While the ECP said that until the case is under criminal court and no action can be taken.

In 2014 PAT and Punjab Police had a violent clash outside Model Town office, which resulted in 16 deaths and numerous people were injured.