PML-N backed Yasir Zafar Sindhu leads in Sargodha by-polls: unofficial results



Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz-backed Yasir Zafar Sindhu and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Rao Sajid Mehmood will face each other in the by-poll for PP-30 in Sargodha here on March 4, 2018. Photo: Geo News file
 

SARGODHA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) backed independent candidate Yasir Zafar Sindhu has been leading in PP-30 Sargodha by-polls, unofficial and unconfirmed results from 106 polling stations suggest.

Sindhu has so far bagged 34,164 votes. He is followed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominee Sajid Mehmood, who until now has secured 18,462 votes.

A total of 135 polling stations have been set up in the constituency, which includes 16 Union Councils (UCs) of Tehsil Kot Momin and Tehsil Bhalwal.

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Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz-backed Yasir Zafar Sindhu and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Rao Sajid Mehmood are facing each other in the by-poll for PP-30 here on March 4, 2018. Video: Geo News

Rangers and police personnel have been deployed in the constituency for security during the by-polls. 

Female voters casting their votes for the PP-30 in Sargodha on March 4, 2018. Photo: Geo News

Of the 1,73,912 registered voters in the constituency, 75,776 are women.

Arrangements for the by-poll were completed early in the day, with two SP’s, five DSP’s, seven inspectors, and a thousand officers deployed to ensure a smooth voting process. Personnel of the armed forces are also on standby.

The candidates

PML-N backed Yasir Zafar Sindhu (left) and PTI’s Rao Sajid Mehmood (right). Photo: Geo News file
 

The PML-N-backed Yasir Zafar Sindhu is contesting as an independent candidate. His electoral symbol is a pickup van, following   

Rao Sajid Mehmood has recently joined PTI after quitting Jamiat Ulema-e Islam – Fazal (JUI-F).  





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