Two major coalition partners in KP government has angrily bawled at PTI for the allegation of rigging in KP local body polls and said that organized electoral irregularities have been seen on a massive scale in the recently held LB polls.
In a press conference here on Tuesday, provincial Ameer of JI Professor Ibrahim said that all records of electoral rigging have been broken on a secret agreement with the administration and the police. Media has all the needed proofs in this regard, he said.
Professor Ibrahim said re-polling on selected polling stations is the only way to deliver justice to those whose rights were ripped off previously. He demanded exemplary punishment to those people who were involved in the rigging of LB elections.
The results of the local body polls in district Swabi have also been rejected by Shahram Khan Tarakai, Chairman of Awami Jamhoori Ittehad (AJI) a coalition partner in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. He demanded re-polling under the supervision of Pakistan Army.
On Tuesday, Tarakai, a senior minister in KP cabinet and holding the positions of health, science and information technology, demanded re-polling in his home district and the recent LB elections should be declared as null and void. He was addressing to a news conference at Peshawar Press Club (PPC).
Detailed investigation should be conducted by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and strict legal action should be taken against the people who are involved in the planned rigging in his district, recommend by Tarakai.