Jamat-e-Islami boycotts elections in Karachi and Hyderabad

Jamat e Islami

Jamaat-e-Islami on Saturday announced to boycott elections in Karachi and two constituencies of Hyderabad to protest against alleged rigging of the elections at different polling stations.

Addressing a news conference in Karachi‚ Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Syed Munawar Hassan said the party has withdrawn its candidates from all constituencies of Karachi and two constituencies of Hyderabad.

Party chief Syed Munawar Hasan accused the MQM of being directly involved in the incidents of violence and rigging.

“Even in Hyderabad, our workers were beaten with weapons and pushed out of the polling stations in two constituencies,” said Hasan.

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