ISLAMABAD: President of the Supreme Court Bar Association and prominent detained lawyer Chaudhry Aitizaz Ahsan has announced to boycott the upcoming elections. Talking to a private TV channel, Aitizaz’s spouse Bushra Aitizaz said that her husband has directed his lawyers Shaukat Ali Javed and Mian Tariq in writing to withdraw his nomination papers.
Chaudhry Aitizaz Ahsan has been detained since November 3 proclamation of emergency rule. He was earlier detained at Adyala Jail Rawalpindi but later brought to Lahore for filing his nomination papers for elections and since than has been kept under house arrest at his residence. He is Pakistan Peoples Party’s candidate for NA-124 Lahore.-SANA