Bilawal faces upset defeat as PTI’s Shakoor Shad wins NA-246 Karachi election

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) continues to surprise political bigwigs in general elections 2018 as  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari faced an upset defeat in NA-246 Karachi South-1 election, unofficial and unconfirmed results from all polling stations suggested Thursday.

Advertisement

The PTI candidate Mohammad Shakoor Shad won the polls by securing 52,750 votes. He was followed by Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) nominee Ahmed, who attained 42,345 votes.

The PPP chairman managed to get 39,325 votes in the polls.

The officials results would be announced by Election Commission of Pakistan tomorrow.

On a nationwide scale, PTI is leading on 119 seats leaving behind PML-N which is racing to victory on 63 seats.

Advertisement