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Afghan poll watchdog invalidates votes cast in Kabul constituency

IANS  |  Kabul 

(ECC) has invalidated all votes cast during the October 20 in constituency, officials said on Thursday.

Alireza Rohani, of ECC, told reporters here that widespread fraud and vote rigging damaged the transparency and credibility of polls in and led to the invalidation of all votes cast in the constituency.

About 2,767 complaints were registered in after the polls, Rohani was cited as saying by

The long-delayed elections for Wolesi Jirga or lower house of the were held in October, with more than 2,500 candidates vying for the chamber's 249 seats.

The of the country has announced the preliminary results of many of the 33 constituencies so far.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 14:04 IST
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