Polls rigged through 5.5mn extra ballots: Imran Khan

inp 28-69ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader, Imran Khan, says the last year’s general elections were rigged by printing millions of extra ballot papers.
“At least 5.5 million extra ballot papers were printed to perpetrate the vote fraud. This is how Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) got away with 15 million votes in 2013 as against 6.8 million in 2008”, Khan said addressing a key press conference here.
Khan also alleged that police had been the rulers’ election rigging force. “Punjab and Sindh have become police states”, said he.
He said those who had these 5.5 million ballot papers printed with a fraudulent intent indeed dealt a blow to the democracy in country.
“PMLN’s receiving a staggering 15 million votes betrayed the humongous scale of election fraud”, Khan said claiming about 1,24000 ballot papers were printed for Saad Rafique’s constituency alone.
Moving forward, a sure-sounding Khan also accused Federal Interior Minister, Nisar Ali Khan, of being involved in the match-fixing (vote fraud).
A concerned Khan once again feared the ‘rigging history’ would repeat itself in the next election if justice remained elusive.
“We waited for a full year for the justice to prevail, but to no avail”, the cricketer-turned politician said. Agencies

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