Ballot secrecy violation: ECP accepts Imran apology

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the Election Commission of Pakistan accepted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s apology over violating the electoral code of conduct by casting his publicly instead of going behind the voting screen.

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Furthermore, the commission has issued victory notification for NA-53 Islamabad constituency.

A written reply and an affidavit were submitted by the PTI chief earlier in the day during a hearing held by a four-member bench that was headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza.

The commission had sought a signed apology from Imran and also rejected the response submitted by his counsel Babar Awan on Thursday

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