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"Horse trading" took place in senate elections: Zardari

March 04, 2012

President Asif Ali Zardari addresses a meeting in Islamabad.—AFP/File photo

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari said on Sunday that “horse-trading” took place at the Senate elections in Punjab and investigation will be conducted against those who switched loyalties, DawnNews reported.

The president called PPP worker Aslam Gill on Sunday and expressed regret at his loss in the Senate elections.

Zardari said that the party had taken an immediate notice on Gill’s loss and those responsible for this outcome will be investigated.

Gill thanked the president for his call and said that he will continue to serve as a senior worker of the party.