KARACHI – Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday gave a blow to the PTI leader Faisal Vawda over Shahbaz Sharif petition.
SHC has stopped victory notification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Vawda in NA-249 over the plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif.
During the hearing, the court has summoned reply from Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) secretary and others till August 10.
Earlier today, Shehbaz Sharif approached SHC and demanded to hold vote recount in NA-249 Karachi. He adopted the stance that the environment was made favorable for PTI leader Faisal Vawda during election campaign. The law enforcement agencies removed my posters and banners from the constituency, he alleged.
Sharif said that their polling agents were forcefully sent out of the voting hall during counting. However, they were handed over the results on a rough paper, he stated. ------------------------------
The PML-N leader said that earlier, returning officer rejected his plea of vote recount after which he decided to contact SHC.