Election ttibunals directs verification of another 99 voting bags in NA-118

NA ...LAHORE, Dec 31 (INP): The election tribunal of Lahore has directed for verification of record of another 99 voting bags in National Assembly constituency NA-118.

The election tribunal on Wednesday conducted the hearing of a case pertaining to electoral rigging in NA-118, constituency of Lahore.

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate, Hamid Zaman had filed a petition in the election tribunal contending that some 99 voting bags were lying at the Accounts Department, which could still not be verified.

He had requested the tribunal that the record of these voting bags should also be examined. In reply, the tribunal directed the election commission to authenticate the record and present it a finalized report on January 07, 2015.

PML-N nominee, Malik Riaz had emerged victorious from NA-118 in the general elections 2013 by securing 103,346 votes but his opponent PTI candidate Hamid Zaman challenged his victory.


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