LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday barred the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from issuing notification of the PTI chairman’s success on NA-131.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan win in NA-131 in July 25 general election after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique filed a plea for a recount,.

Justice Mamoonur Rasheed ordered ECP to recount votes in NA-131 Lahore constituency where Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan defeated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on July 25 general election.

The LHC had reserved verdict on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique’s plea to recount votes in NA-131 Lahore constituency.

On the other hand, former Railways Minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique criticized PM-in-waiting Imran Khan over his ‘dual behavior’ pertaining to recount in constituencies.