BNP mandate theft in 2013: Akhtar Mengal

Thursday 20 July 2017 3 months ago 58   Quetta   Print

BNP Leader Akhtar Mengal-File Photo

Report  Web Desk : Quetta: The Chief of Balochistan National Party (BNP) has claimed that the results of by-poll in NA-260 has exposed that 2013 elections were rigged and the real mandate of the people was theft. Addressing to a press conference in Quetta, Akhter Mengal said that his party had halted to hold public rally in Ayub Stadium during the by-poll campaign that showed the government confusion. “The results of the NA-260 by poll exposed that BNP mandate was theft in 2013 election,” he claimed. Commenting over JIT findings, BNP chief said that elected government should have complete its constitutional term, however after proving allegations PM should step down from his post. He thanked voters and allied parties who supported him in by poll. The BNP candidate Buhadar Khan Mengal was runner-up while JUI-F candidate secured the NA-260 seat in by poll held on July 15. The JUI-F candidate bagged 44, 898 votes to defeat his closest rival Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) candidate Sardar Bahadur Khan Mengal, who secured over 38,000 votes. 02