PPP candidate Qadir Khan Mandokhel secured 16,156 votes to win the NA-249 by-poll.

KARACHI (Dunya News) - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) won the by-election in the National Assembly constituency NA-249 Karachi West-II on Thursday, Dunya News reported.

According to unofficial results of all 276 polling stations, Pakistan People’s Party candidate Qadir Khan Mandokhel secured 16,156 votes to win the NA-249 Karachi West-II by-election. PML-N candidate Miftah Ismail got 15,473 votes to remain second.

Nazir Ahmed grabbed 11,126 votes and came third. Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chief Mustafa Kamal got 9,227 votes to remain fourth. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Amjad Afridi secured fifth position by obtaining 8,922 votes.

The Election Commission had made all necessary arrangements to hold the elections in peaceful manner. The polling started at 8am and continued till 5pm without any break.

According to sources, presiding officers had been directed that pictures of Form-45 be sent to returning officers in presence of polling agents of contesting candidates.