In election-charged Pakistan, Mahathir makes an 'appearance'
In election-charged Pakistan, Mahathir makes an 'appearance'
Pakistan elections LIVE Supporters of Imran Khan during a campaign last week
23 July, 2018, 16:14
Gandapur's Pakistan Justice Party is headed by former cricket star Imran Khan, who is considered a strong contender to become prime minister.
Pakistan's largest political party has condemned what it says are attempts to rig this week's general election, with its candidates and supporters facing arrest or intimidation by the security forces.
With just a few days left in the general elections 2018, another candidate, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Akram Gandapur, was killed in a suicide attack in Dera Ismail Khan. "If we decide to vote for the slaves of the United States and the friends of (Prime Minister of India) Narendra Modi, then we are digging our own graves", Saeed said while addressing a political gathering in Okara city of Pakistan's Punjab province.
A police spokesman claimed he had not informed police about his Sunday political meeting.
On July 13, at least 140 people, including a candidate, were killed and over 150 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in election gathering in southwestern Balochistan province.
In a statement issued by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), its spokesperson Muhammad Khurasani claimed the responsibility of the attack, saying it was orchestrated to avenge the deaths of Taliban militants, including Moulvi Qutubddin and Commander Malang.
Gandapur's brother Israr was killed in a suicide attack in 2013.
On Saturday a Pakistani anti-narcotics court jailed for life Hanif Abbasi, an aide of Sharif, for misuse of a drug-making chemical, a government prosecutor said.
Islamabad High Court judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui accused the country's premier spy agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), of interfering in legal cases.
"ISI is fully involved in manipulating judicial process".
The run up to the July 25 polls have seen allegations that the powerful military is secretly backing Khan's campaign and targeting his political opponents.
Earlier this month, on July 16, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Sheikh Aftab Ahmed's vehicle was targetted in Attock. "No one can doubt your Honesty and thats what is require in our country.An honest LEADER", tweeted former captain Waqar Younis.
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