Polling underway in PK-8 by-polls

12 May, 2016 9:59 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Polling for by-election in PK-8 Peshawar-VIII is underway, which will continue till 5 pm without any break.

As many as 1,34,508 people will exercise their right to vote and security has been tightened at the polling stations, while walk through gates have been installed at several polling stations.

As many as 97 polling stations have been setup in the constituency, among which 41 have been declared extremely sensitive.

Security forces will be deputed in and outside the polling stations, while 5,372 police personnel have also been deputed at the polling stations.

The seat had fallen vacant after the death of PML-N’s MPA Arbab Akbar Hayat.

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