Shehbaz Sharif thanked the people of the constituency and his party candidate Miftah Ismail

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Friday has expressed hope that Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will fulfill all the requirements of justice and transparency regarding NA-249 by-polls.

In a statement, the PML-N leader thanked the people of the constituency and his party candidate Miftah Ismail for his struggle. Everyone has witnessed how the lead of PML-N was overtaken, he added.

The reaction came after Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) won the by-election in NA-249 Karachi West-II.

According to unofficial results of all 276 polling stations, PPP candidate Qadir Khan Mandokhel secured 16,156 votes while 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.