Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Abdullah campaign managers threaten IEC officials

Abdullah campaign managers threaten IEC officials

Jun 11, 2014 - 17:16

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The campaign managers of presidential hopeful Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in the Dara-i-Noor district of eastern Nangarhar province threatened and intimidated officials of the Independent Election Commission (IECinfo-icon), an IEC official said on Wednesday.

IEC Director Khwaja Mohammad Amin Fazli told Pajhwok Afghan News provincial authorities had already been informed that the IEC employees were being intimidated by Abdullah’s team managers.

Lal Pacha Azmoon, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s cultural advisor alleged Abdullah’s campaign managers building pressure on the IEC newly elected employees to favor Abdullah.

He said the supporters of Abdullah were resorting to arms to gain favor and support of locals. He warned conducting of election in many polling stations in Dar-i-Noor district was impossible due to influence by some individuals.

But Dr. Mohammad Asif Qazi, Abdullah’s campaign manager in Nangarhar rejected the allegations, saying that his men never interfered in the work of the IEC.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment



Twitter Update