LAHORE/PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Aziz Khan is leading in by-elections of Punjab’s NA-69 Khushab constituency with 50, 016 votes against his rival Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Umer Aslam Awan, according to the results of 193 polling stations.
Meanwhile, the PTI’s Akbar Ayub Khan won the by-elections of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s PK- 50 Haripur constituency. Following his victory, the PTI workers resorted to aerial firing.
Earlier, the polling in the by-elections of NA 69 Khushab and PK-50 Haripur was held on Thursday which continued till 5pm without any interval.
A total of 298 polling stations were established in NA-69 Khushab which had 337,645 registered voters. In the constituency, 49 of 298 polling stations were declared highly sensitive.
Likewise, 116 polling stations were established in PK- 50 Haripur which had 153,374 registered voters. In the constituency, 75 polling stations were declared sensitive and 5 most sensitive.
Three candidates were in the run for NA-69 Khushab including PML-N’s Aziz Khan and PTI Umer Aslam Awan. On the other hand, in PK-50, PTI’s Akbar Ayub Khan and PML-N’s Qazi Asad were contesting.