- Arbab Rahim alleged that the by-elections in Umerkot were rigged and people were bribed on election night.
- According to unofficial results, PPP candidate Amir Ali Shah won the by-election.
By-elections to the PS-52 seat, which fell vacant following the death of PPP MPA Syed Ali Mardan Shah, were held on January 18.
Umerkot: Former Chief Minister Arbab Ghulam Rahim on Wednesday said that people in the country are disappointed with the election process.
Addressing the media, Rahim said that his party had no hope of appealing to the Election Tribunal regarding the Umerkot by-election.
The by-poll for the PS-52 seat, which was vacated after the death of PPP MPA Syed Ali Mardan Shah, was won on January 18 by PPP candidate Amir Ali Shah.
Unofficial results from 128 polling stations show that Shah polled more than 58,968 votes against GDA’s Arbab Ghulam Rahim, who polled about 30,832 votes.
The polling took place under the supervision of police and Rangers, however, some minor clashes were reported from the area.