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Pakistan

Web Desk
December 13, 2018

PTI's Malik Asad Khokhar wins PP-168 by-election

Pakistan

Web Desk
Thu, Dec 13, 2018

LAHORE: PTI candidate Malik Asid Ali has emerged victorious in  the by-election of PP-168,   unofficial results show.

According to results obtained from all polling stations under RTS system, Asad Khokhar has secured the win with a narrow lead. 

He got 17,579 votes against Rana Khalid Mahmood who managed 16892 votes.

The Punjab Assembly constituency PP-168 was vacated by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz stalwart Khawaja Saad Rafique.

A total of 11 candidates from different political parties and independents were vying for the seat with actual contest expected between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Malik Asad Khokar and PMLN's Rana Khalid Mehmood Qadri.

The Pakistan People's Party is backing the PMLN candidate in the constituency where total number of voters are 126912.

As many as 83 polling stations have been set up and Rangers deployed for the security. Army remains on standby to cope with any emergency.