KP & FATA

PTI’s Shah Farman Loses After Recount In PK-70

Awami National Party candidate Khush Dil Khan on Thursday emerged victorious from PK-70, Peshawar 5 constituency after the vote recount.
The RO said that the vote recount showed Khush Dil Khan in a lead with a margin of 187 votes.
During the July 25 polls, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Shah Farman had emerged winner with a mere 47 vote difference over Khan.However, the ANP candidate had sought a recount in the constituency.
Shah Farman was the former Provincial Minister and also won from PK-71 in the 2018 General Election.
After the vote recount, ANP’s position in the KP Assembly stands at seven seats as opposed to PTI’s 65 seat.