PTI to hold protest camp against by-election rigging

The PTI command has announced holding a protest demonstration and set up a hunger strike camp against the claimed rigging in bye-elections of PP-150 at Faisal Chowk in front of the Punjab Assembly today. PTI Punjab leaders made this announcement on yesterday while addressing a media conference after Returning Officer of PP-150 refused the application of PTI contender Mehar Wajid Azeem for recounting in the said constituency. Mehar Wajid was also present on this occasion. election

PTI leaders claimed that the PML-N candidate in PP-150 defeated their candidate by rigging the elections. They claimed that irrelevant people had placed the results of over 40 polling stations to the Returning Officers of PP-150, which was a clear sign of rigging. They pointed out that the PTI bagged 2 seats of Punjab in the by-elections, which reflects no confidence of the people in the PML-N.

The PTI leaders maintained that they would beat the ruling party in the local bodies’ elections. Meanwhile, the Returning Officer PP-150, rejecting the recount application of the PTI contender, Mehar Wajid Azeem said that he should go to the Election Tribunal.

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