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Empty ballot boxes found in Pakistan as vote-rigging claims gather pace

In Sialkot, people found five empty ballot boxes near Kashmir Park in the Cantonment area

Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

Five empty ballot boxes and over a dozen papers have been found by the roadside in Pakistan's Karachi and Sialkot, raising suspicion over the poll body's claims of having conducted free and fair general elections.

A European Union team of election observers had concluded that Pakistan's general elections on July 25, won by Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) with 116 seats, were eclipsed by "restrictions" on freedom of expression and an "unequal" opportunity for candidates to campaign. Alleging poll rigging and threatening ...

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First Published: Sun, July 29 2018. 20:40 IST
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