RAWALPINDI - A citizen filed a writ petition with the Lahore High Court (LHC), Rawalpindi Bench, on Saturday challenging the upcoming Senate election, saying the candidates for the polls were not eligible.

LHC Rawalpindi Bench is likely to take up the case in the next week. Manzoor Ahmed Bhatti, a citizen, filed a petition with LHC Rawalpindi Bench in which he urged on the High Court to bar the Senate elections scheduled on March 2, 2012 as the majority of the members in Provincial and National Assembly were elected on fake and bogus qualifications.  The petitioner made  CEC, Secretary Cabinet Division, Secretary Law and Secretary Parliamentary Affairs as respondents.

 , said it would be unjust to elect the senators through the votes of MPAs and MNAs who had been elected through fake votes and using fake degrees.

The court is likely to take up the petition in the next week.