PESHAWAR, August 12: After accusing former chief justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and former Punjab governor Mr Najam Sethi of rigging the 2013 general elections, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has now blamed three more people.

Addressing a press conference at his Bani Gala residence in the federal capital Islamabad, Mr Khan said ex-chief justice Chaudhry, Justice (r) Khalilur Rehman Ramday, Najam Sethi, the then election commissioner Anwar Mehboob and secretary election commission Ishtiaq Ahmed had rigged the polls in favour of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.

He said all those who had support the PML-N were later rewarded by the government. About re-election in the four constituencies that he had been discussing the media, Mr Khan said about 50,000 bogus votes had been polled in each constituency.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mr Nawaz Sharif has once again asked Imran Khan to avoid staging the long march on 14 August and to resolve issues through talks.

Today Mr Sharif will address the nation with regards to current situation in the country and the Independence Day march of Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri, the chief of Pakistan Awami Tehrik.

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