karachi: according to the unofficial and unconfirmed result of all polling stations in NA-246 obtained by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) candidate kunwar Naveed Jamil is leading with the more than 93,122 Votes followed by Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf’s PTI Imran Ismail and Jamaat-I-islami’s JI Rashid Naseem to fill the second and third spot respectively.
By Election was held in Na-246 on Thursday after the seat fell vacant when Mqm Nabeel Gabol resigned from the National Assembly a few month Ago.
PTI’s Imran Ismail Bagged 22,885 votes while Ji’s Candidate Rashid Naseem managed to get around 9,000 votes.
There were reports of clash between the supporters of rival political parties at Karimabad, where PTI’s central Election office was located.
PTI Karachi president Ali Zaidi denounced the hooliganism of MQM wokers who reportedly attack PTI camp office in Karimabad, hurled stones and set the PatI flag on fire.
In a statement issued from PTI media cell, Ali Zaidi condemned the behaviour of MQM which, According to him “welcomes PTI on one hand, while on the other hand, it send party activists to attack the PTI office and workers” .
“Our peacefulness shouldn’t be considered as our weakness,” Zaidi asserted. We don’t want to spoil the peace of karachi, he added
Rangers personnel reaches karimabad to keep the crowd in check and disperse the mob which had gathered outside PTI election office. They batton-charged the protestor and aided the police’s effort to control the mob, several arrest were also made.