SARGODHA - Returning officer Nazir Ahmed Chaudhry on Friday rejected nomination papers of PPP candidate for PP-31 Aslam Madhyana. As per detail, at least 48 criminal cases record was produced in the court by his opponent 70-year-old schoolteacher Nafees Khan.

The returning officer after a long hearing dismissed nomination papers of Aslam Madhyana and also rejected his nephew Nadeem Sarwar Madhyana's nomination papers who had filed his papers as Aslam Madhyana's covering candidate. Meanwhile, schoolteacher Nafees Khan termed the court decision as the victory of justice while Aslam Madhyana said that he would appeal against the court verdict.