KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to withhold Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Faisal Vawda’s NA-249, Karachi victory notification, Aaj News reported.
The decision was made after, President Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Mian Shahbaz Sharif challenged the results of NA-249 Karachi in Sindh High Court on Tuesday.
In a constitutional petition filed through his lawyer he pleaded that there were massive irregularities found in counting of votes in constituency and Faisal Wada of PTI was declared victorious. He requested the court that recounting of votes in the constituency be ordered.
Further, the SHC ordered ECP to submit a reply in the case by August 10.