Salman Akram Raja’s plea: LHC stops ECP from issuing NA-128 results


LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ordered to not releasef the election result for NA-128. This action follows a plea filed by Salman Akram Raja, an independent candidate supported by the PTI. His plea was lodged against alleged irregularities in the outcome of NA-128 in Lahore, where he was lost to IPP candidate Awn Chaudhry.

Additionally, the court has issued a notice to both parties, including the Election Commission, scheduling a hearing for February 12. Justice Ali Baqir Najfi presided over the hearing and subsequently made a decision based on Salman Akram Raja’s request.

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Salman Akram Raja had to face defeat at the hands of IPP candidate Awn Chaudhry in Lahore’s key NA-128 constituency, according to unofficial results.

Awn Chaudhry bagged 172,576 votes whereas Salman Akram Raja could manage to secure 159,024 votes.

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