ECP and former NA speaker Ayaz Saqid had filed a petition against LHC’s verdict.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Sunday suspended the Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict in case challenging the changes in nomination papers, reported Dunya News.

As per details garnered, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and former National Assembly (NA) speaker Ayaz Saqid had filed a petition against LHC’s verdict.

“Elections [2018] will be held on time. ECP will be held responsible if there is any delay in elections”, remarked Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar.

LHC—in its verdict on Friday—had nullified the nomination papers to be submitted by the candidates for general polls 2018, stating they did not seek necessary information and declarations such as details on educational background and criminal record.