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Waseem Akhtar elected mayor from jail!

25 August, 2016
KARACHI: The Muttahida Quami Movement’s (MQM) imprisoned mayoral candidate made history on Wednesday by wining the local bodies election from behind the bar, a day after the leader of his party was charged with treason.

Waseem Akhtar, who is currently in jail on sedition and terrorism charges, has been elected the 20th mayor of the port city. He secured 205 votes out of 295 votes cast in a peaceful manner.

Karachi’s newly elected mayor vowed ... read more

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