ailed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra, who is in NIA custody and had sought a court order for online oath, could not do so due to procedural issues.
According to news agency KDC the family of winning PDP candidate Parra alleged that the authorities did not facilitate his oath ceremony online despite a court order.
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An official was quoted as saying by a local news agency that an email received from Court of law by Deputy Commissioner office Pulwama and officials have accordingly forwarded that to the election authorities, who will seek final opinion and issue us the necessary instructions, he added.
NIA has alleged that Parra has ‘close links’ with Irfan Shafi Mir, who was arrested along with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu, when DSP Singh was held. The NIA allegedly possesses Parra’s phone records which indicated this connection.