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By-election: PTI Sheikh Khurram snatches PP-72 Faisalabad from PML-N

PTI Pervez Khattak and Asad Qaiser to loss their 'one' posts

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Sheikh Khurram has snatched the Punjab Assembly’s seat PP-72 Faisalabad from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in by-election in the consituency on Monday.

It was the first seat won by the PTI from the city which is considered as a strong hold of the ruling PML-N.

According to unofficial results, Kurram secured 23972 votes while his rival Khuwaja Liaquat got 17625 votes. The seat had won by PML-N’s Khuwaja Islam but he was disqualified after his degree proved fake.