Alleged Rigging: NA-247 Ballot papers found from school in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) on Thursday has claimed that NA-247 ballot papers have been found from the school situated at Gizri, Karachi.

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“Look what the first day of school at this govt school in Karachi’s Gizri area turned up the children there found ballot papers in their desks all had votes for the PPP candidate from NA 247 they were found 8 days after the Election because the school was closed till now,” tweeted Bilawal’s spokesperson.

PPP leader Saaen Ghani and Mutaza Wahab also reached school and criticised Election commission of Pakistan (ECP) for not holding free and fair elections.

President PPP Karachi Division, Saeed Ghani said the party’s electoral symbol arrow was stamped on all the ballot papers.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate was successful on the NA-247 seat securing 91,020 votes. PPP candidate Abdul Aziz Memon received 19,552 votes.

Earlier stamped ballot papers were also recovered from a heap of garbage in the metropolis’ Qayyumabad area.

The ballot papers mentioned candidates who contested the polls from the NA-241 and PS-160 constituencies. Further, voter cards were also found in the stashed electoral papers.

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