DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Ali Ameen Gandapur had manhandled female polling staff and police officials in his early morning visit to Himad polling station a day after local government polls were held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to police report.
According to a copy of a report on the incident prepared by District Police Officer (DPO) Sadiq Baloch, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s revenue minister entered a female polling station in Himad area where he had manhandled Station House Officer of the area police station.
The report mentions Assistant Commissioner City as saying that the provincial minister was intoxicated at the time and had manhandled female polling staff present on the scene.
The DPO stated that upon reaching the spot, Ali Ameen Gandapur had refused to talk to him as well and rushed to his bulletproof car.
Ali Ameen Gandapur’s car was then surrounded by an angry mob, who demanded return of ballot boxes and registration of FIR. Announcements were also made in local mosques calling for more people to arrive at the scene.
The guards of the MPA had also resorted to gunfire, the report said.
A female member of the polling staff was also injured by a stray bullet during the scuffle which had broken out as ballot boxes were being taken from the polling station.
Negotiations conducted by Police officials was successful in calming down mob.
Sep 28, 2016 0
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