JI to support PTI candidate in PP-196 by-polls, claims Qureshi

MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Ameer Jamaat-e-Islmi Sirajul Haq on Saturday made a telephonic contact and discussed upcoming by-election in PP-196.

Later, in a statement, Qureshi claimed that Jamaat-e-Islami has withdrawn its prior decision to support ruling party candidate in the by-polls.

He went on to say that JI has extended its support to PTI contestant Rana Abdul Jabbar in PP-196 election.