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The candidate nominated by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz(PML-N) for the seat of PP-16, Rana Khalid Mehmood has demanded vote recount after defeat in the by-elections against PTI candidate Malik Asad Ali Khokhar in Punjab Assembly constituency PP-168 Lahore on Thursday.

Rana Khalid Mehmood has also demanded the returning officer to halt the notification of PTI candidate’s victory in the constituency PP-168Lahore.

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As per the unofficial and unconfirmed results, PTI’s candidate won the by-polls by securing 17,579 votes and followed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Rana Khalid Mehmood, who could only secure 16,892 votes.

The PTI supporters held fireworks display outside the office of Asad Khokhar celebrating his victory in the by-election.