• publish: 18 December 2019
  • time: 5:43 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 11642

Three Afghan electoral teams call for prosecution of commissioner Danishyar for ‘faking age’

Three Afghan electoral teams on Wednesday jointly urged the Attorney General’s Office to prosecute election commissioner Mohammad Hanif Danishyar for allegedly faking age.

In a letter to AGO, the campaigns of Abdullah Abdullah, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and Rahmatullah Nabil said that Danisyar did not complete the minimum age of 35 required for the post, adding he falsified his national identity card and passport.

They urged AGO to prevent Danisyar from continuing to work in the post and prosecute him.

The Independent Election Commission has seven members.

Afghanistan’s presidential election was held on September 28, but results from the vote remains unclear.

IEC commissioner Awrangzeb said that the results would be announced afterrecount and audit which is expected to end tomorrow.

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