LAHORE (Dunya News) – Three leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has filed petition for vote recounting in their constituencies to returning officers (RO).
Aleem Khan has requested the recount in PP-162 Lahore, Zulfiqar Shah in NA-100 Chiniot and Atif Khan in NA-21 Mardan.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Qaiser Sheikh garnered victory from NA-100, Awami National Party’s (ANP) Ameer Haider Hoti from NA-21 while PML-N’s Yasin Sohal became successful from PP-162.
The petitions maintain that hundreds of votes were rejected intentionally therefore’ a recount should be held.
On the other hand, recounting on the request of PTI’s Usman Dar is underway for Sialkot’s NA-73 constituency. PML-N leader Khawaja Asif had defeated Dar by a margin of 2000 votes.