Hanif Abbasi will contest by-elections from NA-48

The former Member National Assembly of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz had lost the May 11 elections from NA-56 to Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf Chief Imran Khan, and is one of the 25 aspirants who have filed their nomination papers to contest by-elections from NA-48, Islamabad.
He submitted the nomination papers for the by-election on July 9 before the returning officer of NA-48.
However, the ANF submitted a challan on the following day before the magistrate, which would be forwarded to the control of narcotics substances (CNS) court where the ephedrine case is pending.