ECP orders recovery of salary, allowances from ex-senator

November 13, 2017

ISLAMABAD:  Election Commission Pakistan has declared the Bachelors of Art degree of Yasmeen Shah  fake and ordered her to reimburse the salary and allowances she was paid as Senator.

The EC issued the said order in the detailed judgment of the petition filed against Yasmeen Shah by former speaker of National Assembly Dr. Fahmida Mirza. The detailed judgment was issued by the ECP on Monday.

In its judgment the ECP said that Yasmeen Shah lied about her academic qualification to get herself elected a member of the Senate in 2003.

The ECP also ordered the withdrawal the notification of Yasmeen Shah’s election  as senator in 2003. INP