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BAP Candidate Manzoor Kakar Clinches Senate By-Poll

QUETTA: Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate Manzoor Ahmad Kakar grabbed the Senate seat in the by-election from Balochistan.

According to unofficial results, BAP’s Manzoor Ahmad Kakar obtained 38 votes while the candidate of the joint opposition BNP-Mengal’s Ghulam Nabi Marri received only 23 votes.

The seat in the upper house of the parliament fell vacant after the demise of Senator of Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PMAP) and chief of Musakhel tribe Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan Musakhel.

Azam Khan Musakhel was elected senator in 2015.