Afghan forces seize thousands of fake voter stickers printed in Pakistan

KABUL: Afghan security forces have seized 4,466 fake voter registration stickers printed in Pakistan, authorities said on Saturday, less than two weeks before the parliamentary polls.
The stickers had been printed in Pakistan’s Peshawar and were being transported in a trailer before it was seized by special forces of the National Directorate of Security in the border town of Torkham in Nangarhar province, the agency said.
Four people were arrested in connection with the case. They were identified as Badam Gul, the driver, Mohammad Fahim, Ataullah and Imran.
Afghanistan’s long-delayed parliamentary election is scheduled for October 20.It would be first election in the country, involving use of biometric verification system.
The Kabul Times

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