Rawalpindi commissioner resigns after admitting responsibility for vote rigging

Pakistan’s Rawalpindi Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatta has resigned. He resigned after accepting responsibility for rigging the country’s February 8 election. At the same time, he urged the bureaucrats not to take wrong decisions under political pressure. Pakistani media Dawn reported this information.

Liaquat Ali spoke to reporters at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. There, he said, there was so much ‘pressure’ on him that he thought of committing suicide after morning prayers. He said, “Later, I thought, why am I not presenting the issues in front of the public?” Why should I die unlawfully?’

At the same time, Liaquat Ali said, “My appeal to all the bureaucrats is that they should not make such a mistake for the leaders of these political parties, who are fighting for ministership or not.”

Geo TV’s UK Correspondent Murtaza Ali Shah made a post about this on his XVerified page. He published a video there. In the post, he wrote, ‘Commissioner Rawalpindi has resigned from his post. He admitted to altering the election results before surrendering to the police.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), the party of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan, is holding protests in Pakistan. Today, Saturday (February 17), Pakistan is hot in their protest program. Section 144 has already been issued in various areas to control the situation. Islamabad Police said that members of the law and order forces are on alert.