PTI rejects Sindh LG polls results, accuses PPP of rigging.

KARACHI -- The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday rejected the results of second phase of local body elections in Sindh and accused the PPP-led provincial government of rigging the polls.

'The manner in which elections held, new precedents of rigging were set. We reject the elections results and demand that an inquiry should be launched,' said PTI Senior Vice President Fawad Chaudhry while addressing the media in Lahore.

The PTI leader said Sindh government used state resources to manipulate the polls results and used several tactics to keep the voter turnout low.

'Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah and PPP's Sindh government tried to keep voters away from elections by issuing security and bomb blasts alerts,' he remarked.

The Pakistan Peoples Party emerged the major gainer in the second round of local bodies elections in Sindh, as it grabbed the most number of seats in Karachi and secured a thumping majority in the Hyderabad division, according to results announced by the election commission.

In Karachi, no...

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