Published On: Sat, Dec 21st, 2013
Published in Category: Swat

ET suspends victory of PTI in PK-81

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SWAT: Election Tribunal (ET) Peshawar while suspending the victory of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Azizullah Giran in the constituency of PK-81 has announced to re-conduct the polls in 22 polling stations.

Suspended MPA Azizullah Giran has announced to challenge the decision in Supreme Court (SC), while workers of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and Awami National Party (ANP) have expressed joy over the decision.

Details said, Azizullah Giran of PTI was declared the winning candidate with 13045 votes from PK-81 (Swat) in General Elections of May 2013. In this constituency Habib Ali Shah of JUI-F stood second with 11635 votes, while Sher Shah Khan of ANP secured 3rd position.

After that, JUI-F’s nominated candidate Habib Ali Shah alleged that rigging has been done in some polling stations and challenged the victory of PTI’s candidate in ET Peshawar.

On Friday, while deciding the petition of JUI-F’s candidate, ET announced to re-conduct the polls on 22 polling stations of the constituency.

JUI-F and ANP workers have said that PTI has failed in fulfilling its promises and people are reminding the previous era due to bad performance of government.
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