Rigging at na-202: Election tribunal orders re-poll

Aftab Shaban Mirani of PPP states that Dr Mohammad Ibrahim Jatoi of PMLN was involved in large-scale rigging in polls.


Our Correspondent March 10, 2014

SUKKUR: The election tribunal in Sukkur ordered re-polls at 21 polling stations of NA-202 Shikarpur on the charges of large-scale rigging.

Aftab Shaban Mirani of Pakistan Peoples Party had filed a petition in the election tribunal stating that his rival candidate Dr Mohammad Ibrahim Jatoi of Pakistan Muslim League -N was involved in large-scale rigging at 21 polling stations of NA-202, due to which Mirani lost the election and therefore requested the tribunal to order re-poll.

The election tribunal ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan to arrange re-poll at 21 polling stations of NA-202, said Advocate Shabbir Shar, who represented Dr Mohammad Ibrahim Jatoi. He said that his client will challenge this decision in the Supreme Court today (Thursday).

Published in The Express Tribune, March 6th, 2014.

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