KARACHI: Stamped ballot papers were recovered Sunday night from a garbage heap in the metropolis’ Qayyumabad area, Geo News reported.
The ballot papers mentioned candidates who contested the polls from the NA-241 and PS-160 constituencies. Further, voter cards were also found in the stashed electoral papers.
The stamped ballot papers and voter cards were first found by the area’s residents in a garbage heap, which had been set on fire. Shortly afterwards, local representatives of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) arrived at the scene and took away the ballot papers, mostly bearing stamps on their symbols as well as that of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
The party representatives said they will submit the ballot papers as evidence to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) tomorrow (Monday).