Abid Sher Ali-Khawaja Saad Rafique challenged election results
27 July, 2018
FAISALABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Abid Sher Ali has challenged the election result in NA-108 where he lost to Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf’s (PTI) candidate.
He told media men that he has submitted an application for recounting and has a hearing scheduled at 2:30 PM.
Earlier yesterday, while speaking to reporters he also asserted that the election results were completely fraudulent and he along his party wont settle for such blatand rigging
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Khawaja Saad Rafique who was contesting against Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in NA-131 has challenged the results.
Saad Rafique was defeated by a narrow margin of 680 votes. Imran Khan was able to bag 84,313 and Rafique was closely following behind with 83,633 votes. Rafique has filed an application addressing the presiding officer of NA-131 Muhammad Akhtar Bhangu, claiming that the officer did not count hundreds of votes and that he wants a recounting of all the votes in NA-131.
He has also requested that until all the votes are recounted, no notification should be issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding the winner of the constituency.