MIRPUR: According to unofficial and unconfirmed results, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Barrister Sultan Mahmood has emerged victorious in the by-election of LA-3.
The PTI candidate bagged 17,673 votes, according to unofficial results from all 119 polling stations. He was followed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Sohaib Saeed, who secured 14,813 votes.
It is pertinent here to mention that the seat fell vacant after the court disqualified PML-N’s Muhammad Saeed in case pertaining to contempt of court.
The law-enforcement agencies had made foolproof security arrangements, while 2700 police personnel were deputed at the polling stations.