GUJRANWALA

Election tribunal invalidated the result and ordered re-polling in PP-97 Gujranwala on Tuesday.

In General Election 2013, Muhammad Ashraf Warraich, the candidate of PML-N, had been declared successful for getting 29,756 votes while his opponents Mian Ghulam Sarwar had got 23,871 votes and Nasir Cheema of Muslim League-Q had succeeded to gain 22,335 votes.

Nasir Cheema had filled a petition in the election tribunal with the allegation of bogus voting and requested that the result may be declared as invalidate. After hearing and investigating the matter, the election tribunal consisting of Justice (r) Kazim Ali Malik declared the result as invalidated and ordered re-polling in 33 polling stations.