PPP protesters clash with police, Rangers over rejection of recount plea on NA-237


KARACHI, July 29 (TNS): Police and Rangers swung into action against supporters and workers of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) who held the protest demo on Saturday against the rejection of vote recount plea of Hakeem Baloch, the losing candidate of NA-237.

The enraged protesters have blocked the national highway at Malir before Malir Court that caused the long queues of vehicles on both sides of the road.

Heavy police and Rangers contingency reached on the spot and dispersed the protesters.

On NA-237 the PTI candidate Jamil Ahmed won the seat as PPP’s Hakeem Baloch was runner-up.The Returning officer of NA-238 has rejected the recount plea of Rah-e-Haq party candidate Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi. PPP Candidate Agha Rafiullah won the seat.