JUI-F chief demands resignation of CEC over alleged rigging in polls

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR: Chief of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has called the incumbent government a fraud and adding that the chief election commissioner should resign over alleged rigging in polls.

While talking to the media in Peshawar on Thursday, regarding the rigging in the July 25 polls, MMA Chief said that all political parties had expressed their reservations over rigging in the election.

He added that not a single party had accepted the result of the polls and adding that there is still time for the election commission to accept its failure and the chief election commissioner to tender his resignation.

He informed that the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal will start a campaign to raise awareness in the public and adding that the present government is a sham, the prime minister and the chief ministers are a sham.

He criticized the present government that the present government does not have diplomatic manners. The government has been handed over to the ineligible lot.

Furthermore, the JUI-F chief stated that the current leaders do not have the ability to defend the country. “The country’s armed forces are fully capable of defending the motherland. We pay tribute to the armed forces; the nation stands united with them,” said Rehman.

Responding to a question about the recently held presidential election, the politician said the opposition had decided to face Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), however, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) refused to vote for Shehbaz Sharif at the last moment.

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