LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) has dismissed the petition challenging the recounting of the votes in the constituency NA-122 filed by Speaker of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said that now he will challenge the LHC’s decision in Supreme Court of Pakistan. Justice Ejazul Hassan heard the petition and remarked that “You can still provide the evidence in this case.”
Earlier,The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday accepted the petition challenging the recounting of the votes in the constutency NA-122 filed by Speaker of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.
The petition says that the election tribunal gave a unilateral verdict after recording Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s statement .
The recounting of the votes in the NA-122 is against the Section 55 of the Representation of the People Act.
Moreover, the petition seeks a contempt of court case against election tribunal’s judge Kazim Malik.
Judge Malik ordered the recounting of the votes against the Supreme Court’s (SC) verdict, the petition states.
The LHC has accepted the petition of the National Assembly Speaker for hearing.
The election tribunal had ordered the recounting of the votes in NA-122 on a petition by PTI chairman Imran Khan.
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