1 min read

Imran Khan casts his vote from Adiala jail, wife Bushra misses out – India TV

Imran Khan, jailed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, while casting his vote in 2018 general election
Image Source : AP Imran Khan, jailed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party while casting his vote in the 2018 general election (FILE)

Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and other prominent incarcerated political figures have cast their votes through a postal ballot from Adiala Jail, Pakistani English daily reported citing sources on Wednesday. However, Mr Khan’s wife, Bushra Bibi, was unable to partake in the voting as she was convicted and arrested after the completion of the postal voting process. As per reports, the Adiala Jail administration received postal ballots from the Election Commission in mid-January. Citing jail sources, Dawn reported that the former first lady also wanted to cast a vote through a postal ballot, but her request could not be entertained since the process had been completed by the time she was detained.

Mashal Yousafzai, a spokesperson for Bushra Bibi, confirmed that the spouse of the former prime minister had been denied casting the vote through a postal ballot.

This is a breaking story. More details will be added.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *