ECP withheld the results of NA-75 due to delay in receiving the results
The results of the by-election held in NA-75 Daska, Punjab have been stopped by the Returning Officer.According to the Returning Officer, the final result will be announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan.
According to the Election Commission, several attempts were made to contact the presiding officers, but failed. After much effort, the presiding officers arrived at 6 am with polling bags.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that the DRO and RO have reported that the results of 20 polling stations in NA-75 are suspected to be rigged.
According to the Election Commission, it is not possible to release the result of NA-75 without a full inquiry. The DRO is sending a detailed report to the Election Commission.
Staff at 23 polling stations reportedly went missing last night, they arrived at the RO’s office in the morning.
Earlier, according to unconfirmed and unofficial results of 337 out of 360 polling stations in the constituency, PML-N’s Syeda Noshin Iftikhar was leading with 97,588 votes.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Ali Asjad Malhi was second with 94,541 votes.
According to police, 19 presiding officers have been transferred to the RO office, while the local leadership of PML-N and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf are also present in the RO office.
Both leading parties claims victory on NA-75.
اللہ کا شکر۔ مریم اور ان کے پاپا کے بیانیے کو شکست ہوئی۔ پی ٹی آئی NA 75 کا الیکشن 7827 ووٹوں سے جیت چکی۔ جب آپ ریاست مخالف بیانیہ دیں گے کرپشن کریں گے۔ تو ہار آپکا مقدر ہوگی۔— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) February 20, 2021