Azam Khan's son's legislature sacked, Allahabad HC cancels his election

Abdullah Azam was adjudge guilty of producing fake documents about his age during the 2017 assembly elections and was underage at the time of elections.

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Published on 16 Dec 2019 7:45 AM GMT

Azam Khans sons legislature sacked, Allahabad HC cancels his election
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Prayagraj: Giving a big blow to Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan, the Allahabad High Court, on Monday, set aside the election of his son, Abdullah Azam, to the Uttar Pradesh assembly given to forgery in the documents.

Abdullah Azam was adjudge guilty of producing fake documents about his age during the 2017 assembly elections and was underage at the time of elections.

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The petition against Abdullah Azam was filed by Congress leader, Nawab Kazim Ali who was with the BSP earlier but has joined the Congress now.

"Abdullah Azam was below the age of 25 when elections were held in 2017 but he forged documents to contest the election," Nawab Kazim had said in his petition.

However, Abdullah Azam refused to comment on the court verdict, although, his aide said that they would appeal against the HC judgment in the Supreme Court.

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