Sindh LG polls: Opposition rejects results; JUI-F announces anti-govt sit-ins.

KARACHI -- The opposition parties have rejected the results of the Sindh local government (LG) polls marred by violence and rigging allegations, whereas, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) announced to stage sit-in against the government and police force, media reported on Monday.

Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) leader Dr Safdar Abbasi and JUI-F's Rashid Mahmood Soomro conducted a press conference today and rejected the results of the Sindh LG polls.

JUI-F leader Rashid Mahmood Soomro announced sit-ins against the Sindh government and police force in 14 districts on June 28 (tomorrow).

GDA's Dr Safdar Abbasi demanded the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) reorganise fair and free elections. The first phase of LG polls in 14 districts was marred by vote-rigging and flawed voter lists reflecting the unpreparedness of the ECP.

Abbasi alleged that the ECP deputy partial returning officers (ROs) that...

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