KARACHI: Following Election Commission Pakistan (ECP) orders, re-polling has been started on Saturday in six polling stations of provincial seat PS 128 in Karachi under the supervision of Army.
According to ECP officials, above 9,500 registered voters will cast their votes from 8am till 5pm evening, under the tight security arrangement of police, rangers and army.
However, the competition for the provincial seat has been started between Waqar Hussain of Muttahida Quami Moverment (MQM) and Aurangzeib Farooqi of Muttahida Deeni Mahaz (MDM).
Meanwhile, Awami National Party (ANP) and Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced to boycott the election process.
Muhammad Yameen, District Returning Officer of Malir area, has said that security arrangements have been tighten in order to conduct the free and fair re-election in a peaceful environment.