Nawaz Sharif not allowed to cast vote in Lahore's NA-124 by-polls

05:47 PM | 14 Oct, 2018
Nawaz Sharif not allowed to cast vote in Lahore's NA-124 by-polls
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Lahore - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif could not cast his vote in by-elections as the ousted premier did not carry his National Identity Card (NIC) when he arrived at the polling station.

Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and other family members including his mother arrived at Government Technology college Lahore to exercise his right to vote.

The PML-N Quaid had reached a polling station of NA-124 (Lahore) at 4:40 pm and was received by Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

However, Nawaz was not allowed to cast vote as he failed to produce his CNIC.

The votes of sharif family were registered in NA-124 where Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is contesting from the constituency as party candidate against ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Ghulam Mohiuddin Dewan.