Fazal-e-Haq get 467 votes in SCBA elections

LAHORE: Senior Lawyer Fazal-e-Haq, backed by Asma Jehangir-led Independent Group, got 467 votes in Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) elections 2014-15 for president slot from Lahore polling station on Friday.

According to unofficial results, rival candidate Abdul Sattar Khan of professional group scored 395 votes.

A total of 885 voters, out of 1186 registered voters in Lahore, exercised their right to elect new body.

The polling started at 8 30 am and continued till 5 pm with an hour break from 1 pm to 2 pm.

Former SCBA president Asma Jehangir, former president Mian Israr ul Haq, Senator Aitzaz Ahsan, Hamid khan, Ali Ahmad Kurd, and others caste their vote in Lahore.

Source: APP