Published On: Sun, May 2nd, 2021
Published in Category: Politics

Election commission rejects PTI application seeking recounting in NA-249 Karachi

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ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected PTI application seeking recounting at 21 polling stations in NA-249.

ECP on the application from PTI candidate Amjid Afridi has refused to conduct recounting and investigation into alleged rigging in NA-249 Karachi.

Amjid Afridi had raised objection over the result of 21 polling stations. He while complaining against the alleged rigging had requested CEC to investigate into rigging. Returning officer has rejected the application.

PTI had taken the plea in the application that there is difference in result at forum 45 of 21 polling stations. The rival candidate has indulged in rigging at 2 polling stations.