Many fake voters were arrested during the second phase of Local Bodies elections in Sindh and Punjab today.
A woman was arrested casting fake vote in Ward 4 of UC 9 of Sargodha. Abb Takk News has acquired the footage of fake vote casting that shows the woman casting eight votes in one go.
A person claiming to be a journalist was caught red handed for rigging at a polling station in Ward 7, Chiniot while a number of people were arrested while casting fake votes in Chichawatni.
An Independent candidate from Ward 2 UC 8 Hyderabad Muhammad Yameen staged at sit-in outside Hyderabad Press Club against alleged rigging and shouted slogans against the Election Commission. Peoples Party’s MNA Shugufta Jamani barged into women polling station in Badin forcefully. She was ejected by the Presiding Officer.
Supporters of an independent candidate rioted to protest forceful voting by a police personnel at a polling station in UC 57 Mian Chunnu. A heavy police contingent arrived at the scene to bring the situation under control. IN UC 66 too supporters of independent candidates staged protest against Presiding Officer.