Tuesday Mar 02, 2021
KARACHI: PTI lawmakers in the Sindh Assembly beaten up “rebel” party members during an assembly session on Tuesday after their refusal to vote for the PTI candidates in the Senate elections, Geo News reported Tuesday.
The three MPAs, Aslam Abro, Shehryar Shar and Karim Bakhsh Gabol, had earlier announced that they will vote as per their aspirations.
When the "rebel" PTI members entered the Sindh Assembly, they were attacked by the PTI MPAs, resulting in chaos.
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PPP members also got involved to disengage the fighting lawmakers. The assembly turned into a wrestling ring by the PTI members.
Abro spoke to the media and said they have made it clear to everyone that they will not vote along the party lines. He alleged that Senate tickets were sold and that they do not agree with the selection of Saifullah Abro and Faisal Vawda.
“We were not kidnapped,” he said.
On Monday, the local PTI leadership had accused the PPP of pressuring their members to win the upcoming Senate elections.
Karachi PTI President Khurram Sher Zaman alleged that their lawmakers were kidnapped and they were no more in contact.