Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) managed to win a seat each in the National Assembly and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's provincial assembly from Chitral's NA-32 and PK-90 constituency, despite announcing a boycott of 2013 general elections.
APML candidate Shehzada Iftikhar ud Din won the NA-32 seat with 19,938 votes against second-placed Abdul Latif belonging to the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf, who had grabbed 16,638 votes.
Moreover Ghulam Mohammad, APML candidate from PK-90, won his seat securing 10,646 against Pakistan Peoples Party candidate who had received 10,524 votes.
Moreover PPP's Saleem Khan with 11,285 votes defeated APML's Shehzada Khalid in PK-89 constituency.
The APML had announced a boycott of the general elections 2013 after the rejection of Musharraf's nomination papers from all provinces and the imposition of a lifetime ban.
The party's candidate from Chitral, Shahzada Iftikhar ud Din, had decided to stay in the field despite the boycott.
The former military ruler is under house arrest on judicial remand at his Chak Shehzad residence, which was declared as a sub-jail, after a bench of the Islamabad High Court rejected the extension of his bail in the judges detention case.
Pervez Musharraf returned to Pakistan on March 23 after more than four years in self-exile to participate in the upcoming elections.