Pakistan Attock: In Attock district by elections, both the seats (one national assembly and one provincial assembly) have been won by PMLN candidate leaving the ruling party cross fingered and in shock. There are different reasons for this defeat which include difference between party leadership regarding award of tickets for by elections , hypocrisy and vested interests and another possible reason is disappointing impression by the PTI govt as prices of edibles , electricity , gas and other commodities have been increased making life of a layman difficult. In Attock district because of tug of war and personal egos of the PTI leaders has resulted in this upset and ultimately people will suffer .
In Attock district both the national and Provincial assembly seats were vacated by MNA Tahir Sadiq who won three seats during recent general elections and decided to retain national assembly seat NA 55 Attock and vacated NA 56 Attock and PP3 Attock. For NA 56 Attock, three candidates were on the run . This seat has now been won by PMLN candidate Malik Sohail Khan Kamrial by bagging 128499 votes , while Malik Khurram Ali Khan PTI bagged 86906 votes and Syed Faisal Mehmood TLP secured 30506 votes .
In this constituency registered voters are 638937 which include 335872 male and 303065 females. Similarly provincial assembly seat PP3 Attock where five candidates were on the run has also been bagged by PMLN candidate Iftikhar Ahmad Khan by securing 43259 votes while Muhammad Akbar Khan PTI secured 43032 votes , Muhammad Mushtaq Ali TLP secured 5999 votes , Sardar Muhammad Ali Independent bagged 124 votes and Ayaz Khan Independent secured 109 votes . In this constituency registered voters are 224163 which include 119078 male and 105085 female voters.
On the occasion Attock police had deployed more than two thousand cops and three thousand volunteers under the direct supervision of DPO Hasan Asad Alvi and control rooms were also established in police headquarters and Deputy Commissioner Office Attock.