Voters staying away from polling after violent incidents: Waseem Akhtar
Sindh LG polls: Violence breaks out at several polling stations
KARACHI (Dunya News) - MQM-P leader Waseem Akhtar on Sunday demanded the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to look into its performance after anomalies emerged in the election process.
While addressing a press conference in Karachi, Waseem Akhtar said that fair and free elections are not possible in the current atmosphere and said that at some polling stations, there are no ballot papers while voters have also stayed away from the process after violent incidents.
He said that the entire media was running footage of ballot papers being forcefully taken away during the polls, raising questions on the claim of free and fair elections.
The MQM-P leader also said that such a violence marred elections is also a question mark on government of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).