No rigging proved in NA 125 according to election tribunal: Saad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Wednesday said as per Election Tribunal’s verdict, no rigging was proved in NA-125 but some irregularities occurred during the polls.

The election was held in 2013, while 214,000 ballot papers were dispatched to National Database and Regulatory Authority (NADRA) in 2016, he said talking to a private news channel.

The minister said according to NADRA report, 57,000 votes were readable, while 140,000 votes could not be verified by NADRA system due to multiple reasons.

He said, out of the readable 57,000 votes, some 99.9 percent were verified while only 0.1 percent were claimed to be fake by NADRA in its report.