Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today challenged former National Assembly (NA) speaker Ayaz Sadiq’s eligibility in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

PTI’s candidate Shoaib Siddiqui challenged Sadiq’s eligibility as election candidate for NA-122 constituency in the ECP.

The plea filed in the ECP stated that Sadiq was fined at least Rs 2. 5 million however, he neither paid the fine nor got stay from the court.

Thus, the petition further stated that Sadiq is not eligible under Article 62 and Article 63. The plea requested the ECP to declare Sadiq ineligible for the election.