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ISLAMABAD: Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party’s (IPP) leader Muhammad Aun Saqlain has defeated PTI-backed candidate Salman Akram Raja by over 10,000 votes margin in NA-128 Lahore-12.
Unofficial and unconfirmed results showed the IPP candidate, who was also supported by the PML-N, secured 172,576 votes while Raja grabbed 159,024 votes.
The population of the constituency stands at 952,789 with a total number of registered voters standing at 678,006.
In 2018, PTI leader Shafqat Mahmood won the elections from the same constituency after beating PML-N’s Khawaja Ahmad Hassan.
The Election Commission of Pakistan is yet to officially announce the results.
Meanwhile, Jahangir Tareen, the patron-in-chief of the Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP), suffered defeat in both constituencies, NA-155 and NA-149.
According to unofficial and unconfirmed results, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) backed independent candidate Malik Muhammad Aamir Dogar defeated him in NA-149 by securing 143,613 votes, while Tareen got 50,166.
In NA-155, PML-N candidate Saddique Khan Baloch clinched victory against the IPP bigwig. The PML-N candidate bagged 117,671 votes, while the business tycoon could secure only 71,128 votes.