ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday gives a blow to Imran Khan over violations of the code of conduct.
Imran won all five seats he contested from— NA-35 Bannu, NA-53 Islamabad, NA-95 Mianwali, NA-131 Lahore and NA-243 Karachi—however, the ECP has withheld the notification declaring his victory. The election body has also halted PTI senior leader Pervez Khattak’s victory notification from NA-25 Nowshera where had secured a victory against Hastam Khan Khattak.
The ECP also withheld the notification for NA-108 Faisalabad IV where Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N
NA-103 (Faisalabad III) Postponed under Section 73 of Elections Act, 2017, Ayaz Sadiq NA-108 (Faisalabad IV) LHC order Abid Sher Ali vs ECP NA-112 (Toba Tek Singh I) LHC order Muhammad Ashfaq vs ECP NA-129 (Lahore VII) Subject to final decision of ECP in pending case of violation of code of conduct NA-131 (Lahore XI) LHC order Khawaja Saad Rafique vs ECP Imran Khan NA-140 (Kasur IV) LHC order M Hayat Khan vs ECP NA-215 (Sanghar I) SHC order Hajid Khuda Bux NA-243 (Karachi East II) Subject to final decision of ECP in pending case of violation of code of conduct NA-271 (Kech) Non submission of return of election expenses.
On July 29, the ECP announced unofficial results of all 841 national and provincial assemblies’ constituencies. The ECP has received results of 270 National Assembly seats and 571 provincial assemblies’ seats. Punjab Assembly has 295 seats, Sindh 129, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) 97 and Balochistan 50.
Sharing details of parties’ positions, an ECP official said in all results of National Assembly seats, PTI was leading with 115 seats while Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) secured 64 seats and 43 seats, respectively.