ISLAMABAD – Election Tribunal Commission (ETC) ordered for recounting and verification of polls by NADRA in Lahore Constituency NA 122, PakistanTribe reported.
Justice Kazim Malik ordered to recount polls in NA 122 with thorough verification from NADRA. “Ghulam Hussain Awan will be appointed to establish a commission for recounting and verifying polls” says leagal adviser of Pakistan Tehreek.
Earlier to this on Saturday the Election Tribunal (ET) recorded the statements of six witnesses presented by the lawyers of Imran Khan to prove his stance.
Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq won the elections on NA-122 constituency of Lahore defeating Imran Khan.Shah Mehmood Qureshi – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf -says that opening of poll bags will bring real results.
The NA-122 is one of the four constituencies where the PTI had sought a recount and verification of voters’ thumb impressions. Mr Sadiq had defeated Mr Khan in the 2013 general elections and the PTI challenged the results.
Earlier, six witnesses presented by the petitioner side, were cross-examined by Mr Sadiq’s counsel. The witnesses were polling agents of the PTI who, in their written statements, alleged that they were forcefully expelled from the polling booths by the presiding officers. They alleged that the presiding officers spoiled the ballot-papers by stamping on tiger, election symbol of ruling PML-N. The witnesses said they protested the ‘unfairness’ but to no avail.
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