Those who rigged election were given PCB Chairmanship: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan said on Tuesday that corruption from the country cannot be eliminated until free and fair elections are held. He said that a movement against those who rigged elections will be launched on May 11, warning that he will expose those involved.
Addressing media, Imran Khan alleged that those who rigged the general election were given chairmanship of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Whoever played role including former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry in whatever capacity should be exposed, he said.
PTI Chairman said that no political system other than democracy is successful and that corruption from the country cannot be rooted out unless free and fair elections are held.
Imran Khan reiterated he will expose those who rigged elections on May 11, adding that demonstrators will stay on roads until ‘justice’ is done.
He invited all parties to join the protest on May 11.
PTI emerged as second largest political party in terms of number of votes; yet the party didn’t ‘clean-sweep’ as opposed to its expectations. Imran Khan has termed a number of factors including alleged rigging for the outcome of general elections that took place on May 11 last year.
Khan has repeatedly highlighted reports of ‘35 punctures’ allegedly inflicted by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi, reiterating his claim that Pakistan Muslim League (PMLN) influenced interim government allegedly aided the rigging in general elections.
Upon Najam Sethi’s reappointment as PCB chairman, Imran Khan claimed Sethi is being rewarded for his ‘puncture service’.

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