Muzafargarh: Richest candidate contesting election independent


Muzafargarh (Web Desk) An independent candidate contesting from NA-182 and PP-270 in Muzaffargarh has declared around Rs 403 billion in assets, it emerged on Saturday.
The candidate, Mohammad Hussain Shaikh, claims that he owns land comprising almost 40 per cent of Muzaffargarh city as well as the Lang Malana, Taliri, Chak Taliri and Latkaran areas.
He claims that the land had previously been disputed, but a Supreme Court bench comprising the chief justice, Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Umar Atta Bandial recently decided in his favour in a case that had went on for around 88 years.
Hussain is now the richest candidate according to details of assets declared in the nomination papers that have come forward so far.


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