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Election candidate arrested in Karachi over brawl

KARACHI: An independent candidate has been arrested by the police after he entered a brawl with rival candidates on Friday night. Jan Muhammad Rind who is contesting elections as an independent candidate from the PS-99 (Karachi East-I) constituency has been arrested by the police from the hospital where he was taken to after being injured. Rind is contesting with 'armoured tank' as his electoral symbol. According to reports, Rind enter a brawl with another party candidate. In his Facebook page, the candidate alleged that…

Contesting polls as independent candidate not tantamount to leaving PML-N: Nisar

RAWALPINDI: Clarifying his position on the row with the party leadership, disgruntled Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday said his contesting election as an independent candidate did not mean that he would leave the PML-N, ARY News reported. "I have always given Nawaz bitter advices. Did I say any wrong by asking him to not make everyone his nemesis? Nawaz is responsible for whatever has happened with him for he always had the final say, whenever it came to taking decision," he…