CHICHAWATNI: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Tufail Jatt won the NA-162 by-election in Chichawatni securing 67,210 votes, beating Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Rai Murtaza to the race.
According to unofficial results of all the 293 polling stations, PML-N candidate secured 67,210 votes, PTI candidate remained runner-up with 61,843 votes while Pakistan People s Party (PPP) candidate Chaudhry Shahzad got 15,343 votes.
Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif congratulated the PML-N candidate over his victory. He said that the victory was the display of people s trust over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif s leadership. CM added that it was a victory of service, honesty and transparency.