ECP postpones polls in PS-87 after TLP candidate’s demise


KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has postponed polling in PS-87 Malir constituency following the death of a candidate of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), Sharif Ahmed Khan on Tuesday.

At least 23 candidates including Abdul Qadir Shar (IND), Abdul Khalil Brohi (PML-N), Farzana Parveen (Jannat Pakistan Party), Ghulam Muhammad Javed (Sindh United Party), Hamdullah (MMA), Khair Muhammad Magsi (IND), Khalida Ateeb (MQM), Mahir Ali Shah (IND), Mubarak Gabol (IND), Muhammad Essa Jokhio (IND), Muhammad Naveed Shahid (IND), Muhammad Sadiq (IND), Muhammad Sajid (PPP), Nazar Ali Magsi (IND), Nazeer Ahmed (IND), Pervez (IND), Qadir Bux Khan Gabol (PTI), Saiqa Noor (ANP), Sharif Ahmed Khan ‘late’ (TLP), Shaukat Ali Jutt (IND), Syed Ayaz Ali Shah (IND), Wali ur Rehman (Grand Democratic Alliance) and Zubair Jan (Pak Sarzameen Party) are vying for the seat.

Earlier on July 11, the ECP postponed general elections on PK-78 after the death of ANP candidate, Haroon Bilour. A senior leader of Awami National Party (ANP) and candidate for PK-78, Bilour lost his life in a suicide bombing during a corner meeting in Peshawar.