PTI leaders held for ‘causing ruckus’ in Karachi LG polls

admin 16 January, 2023
Updated 2023/01/16 at 5:59 AM
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A case has also been registered against PTI MPA over snatching ballot papers from polling staff

Leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had been accused of creating sickness, rioting, violence and snatching of ballot papers in the course of the second one phase of the neighborhood frame (LB) elections in Karachi, officials and party leaders stated on Sunday.

Three leaders of the previous ruling birthday party have additionally been arrested with the aid of the police all through the day, at the same time as a case has been registered against PTI Member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh (MPA) Adeel Ahmed.

Korangi DC personnel, late Sunday night, registered a case in opposition to the PTI lawmaker over allegations of snatching ballot papers from the polling sales space personnel. Ahmed turned into arrested and brought to Shah Faisal Colony police station after the arrest.

Moreover, a PTI nominee for vice chairman UC 13, Amjad Afridi, was also taken into custody from Baldia Town for possession of weapons.

Along with the firearms, stolen poll papers had been additionally recovered from Amjad, police claimed. The police additionally accused Amjad of torturing the presiding officer (PO) at a polling station and snatching the ballot e-book from him.

In defence of the arrested nominees, PTI MPA Syed Afridi asserted that PTI leaders were being arrested unduly. “Amjad Afridi have been attempting to expose police proof of rigging,” he insisted.

The long late 2nd section of the LB elections happened on Sunday, no matter being boycotted by way of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) and amidst awesome uncertainty. The safety situation remained in general non violent for the duration of the, and the polling system persevered with out obstacles at numerous stations.

However, in advance today, Gulshan-e-Maymar police arrested PTI MPA Rabistan Khan over a combat outside a polling booth.

The PPP UC chairman nominee for UC 12, Hilal Saeed, was allegedly tortured and needed to be despatched to the medical institution after a combat broke out between political events — PPP and PTI.

After the combat broke out, political employees of both parties reached the polling station in big numbers and the state of affairs escalated. The police introduced the situation below control and detained Rabistan after the incident.

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