Sindh

Former CM warns of bloodshed during Sindh LB Polls

MIRPUR KHAS: A former chief minister of Sindh has warned of possible bloodshed during the second phase of the local government election if military troops not deployed for the polls.

According to ARY News, Arbab Ghulam Rahim addressing a press conference with another former chief minister Senator Muzaffar Hussain Shah held the government of Sindh responsible for election violence in Khairpur which claimed 11 lives in the first phase of local councils election.

“More bloody incident could happen if the military troops not deployed,” he said.

Senator Muzaffar Hussain Shah urged for deployment of Rangers at polling stations during the upcoming phase of local councils elections.

Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan Babar Yaqub Fateh Mohammad has affirmed possibility of tensions in Sanghar and Badin in Sindh due to specifict political conditions of these districts.

He said the commission has recommended deployment of 16 companies of the Army and 8000 Rangers personnel in these two districts during the election.

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