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PTI MPA accused of selling vote resigns

MARDAN: Accused of selling votes in the recently held Senate elections, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Ubaid Mayar has resigned.

During a press conference here on Sunday, Mayar rejected the allegations. He said that PTI chief Imran Khan had hurled allegations prior to formation of the committee.

“I’m answerable to no committee. People had elected me and I would answer them,” said Mayar who is also Higher Education parliamentary secretary.

Present on the occasion, Cultural parliamentary secretary Zahid Durrani, who was also named and shamed over ‘vote sale’ by Imran, also rejected the allegations and said that he would move the court against Imran. “Imran has insulted us by hurling horse-trading allegations.”

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