He secured 38 votes
Balochistan Awami Party’s Manzoor Ahmed Kakar won the Senate seat during the by-polls on Monday.
According to unverified results, Kakar secured 38 votes. His main competitor BNP-Mengal’s Ghulam Marri received 23 votes.
The seat fell vacant after the death of PkMAP Senator Azam Khan Musakhel on December 15, 2018. Senator Musakhel passed away in Karachi after suffering from a prolonged disease. He was elected to the Senate in 2015.
The voting was held from 9am to 4pm.
Strict security measures were taken at the assembly, where six people contested the election.