City (ECP officials directed to provide sealed votes bags to NADRA)

March 4, 2016 Off By Web Desk

SIALKOT: Additional District & Session Judge Sialkot/ Returning Officer (NA-110 Sialkot-I) Mehmood Khan has ordered the Sialkot based local officials of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide all the sealed bags (containing votes) to the senior officials of NADRA in Islamabad for verification of all the votes cast during May 11,2013 general elections held in this constituency.

RO issued the orders of shifting the votes’ bags from Election Commission Sialkot to NADRA Islamabad amid tight security on March 07 in the presence of representatives of winning candidate Khawaja Mohammad Asif (PML-N) and losing candidate Usman Dar(PTI).

PTI’s losing candidate Usman Dar has submitted a writ petition before Supreme Court of Pakistan regarding the verification of all the votes by NADRA cast in constituency (NA 110,Sialkot-I) in a bid to detect the alleged electoral rigging during 2013 general election.

Khawaja Mohammad Asif (Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power) was elected MNA from this constituency during 2013 general elections…