Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is in the lead in the second phase of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) local government (LG) elections.

As per the unofficial results, the count for 38 out of 64 tehsil councils is complete. PTI succeeded in 18 tehsil councils and is in a leading position in 11 tehsil councils.

Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan congratulated Chief Minister KP Mahmood Khan for a successful win in the second phase of the KP LG polls while criticising the Opposition leaders, saying that the people of KP have “emphatically rejected the traitors who sold out to foreign masters”.


In his tweet, the premier termed his party’s visible success as an “early warning to all traitors”, adding that this is “what awaits them in their constituencies”.