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Pak SC stays recount in Lahore seat won narrowly by Imran Khan

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

In a major relief to Khan, the today suspended a recount in a constituency in where the had narrowly defeated his rival in the July 25

Khan, 65, set to become Pakistan's new next week, faced a piquant situation after the Election Commission of (ECP) yesterday only gave him conditional approval to take oath as a Member of the He had contested and won from five constituencies.

While the ECP withheld his victory notifications from two constituencies, it declared him winner from three others from where he contested, subject to the decision of a pending litigation against him over alleged violation of the election code of conduct.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:10 IST