PTI to field Aftab Siddiqui in NA-243 by-election


ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to field Aftab Siddiqui as its candidate from Karachi’s vacant NA-243 constituency, a private news channel quoting the sources reported on Sunday.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had won the seat after he bagged 91,358 votes in the July 25 general election, whereas Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Ali Raza Abidi managed to get 24,082 votes.

Other candidates were Pakistan People Party’s (PPP) Shehla Raza who got 10,631 votes, Muhammad Usama of Mutahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) who received 16,214 votes and Pak Sarzameen’s Muhammad Muzamil Qureshi who only bagged 3,641 votes.