Karachi: Polling for by-polls in Karachi’s NA-245 and PS-115 is underway on Thursday.
Polling started at 8:00 a.m and will continue till 5:00 p.m. Strict security measures have been taken for the by-polls by Sindh Govt. The Election Commission of Pakistan(ECP) has decided to deploy Rangers to perform duties to ensure necessary security arrangements.
The NA-245 and PS-115 fell vacant because of resignations of MQM’s Rehan Hashmi and Arshad Vohra after they were elected in local bodies’ elections.
ECP has awarded power of the first class magistrate to the Rangers officers.