Sargodha (March 04, 2018): Counting for votes in the city’s PP-30 by-election started after voting ended at approximately 5 PM on Sunday.
Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz-backed Yasir Zafar Sindhu and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Rao Sajid Mehmood are facing each other in the election.According to the unofficial and unconfirmed results of 15 polling stations, the PML-N-backed candidate is leading with 5,679 votes.
Meanwhile, the PTI candidate Mehmood is at the second spot with 2,112 votes. The voting premises is secured by Rangers personnel. The constituency includes 16 Union Councils (UCs) of Tehsil Kot Momin and Tehsil Bhalwal.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.