MQM-P secures landslide win against PTI in Karachi by-poll


KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) candidate Syed Hashim Raza won PS-94 Korangi, Karachi seat from Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Muhammad Ashraf Jabbar with huge margin in by-election held on Sunday.

According to the unofficial results, MQM-P’s Hashim Raza secured 21.537 votes while his competitor Jabbar managed to grab 8,970 votes.

The polling for the by-election in Karachi’s Landhi and Korangi areas ended at 5pm.

The seat had fallen vacant after the death of MQM-PMPA Muhammad Wajahat.

The number of total registered voters in the constituency is around 246,449, out of which 136,808 are male voters, while 109,641 are female voters.