Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MNA Syed Zafar Ali Shah announced switching over his allegiance to Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) on Tuesday, reported Express News. The move comes after recent conflicts he had with the ruling party.
Zafar met PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif at his residence where he expressed his support for the party. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was also present at the meeting.
Last year in December, Zafar accused the ruling party of rigging after his nephew lost the by-elections in Naushero Feroze. Zafar’s accusations were brushed aside by PPP officials, who insisted they were present at polling stations to support their candidates and not to rig the votes.
On November 5, the PPP had lodged a complaint with the election commission against Zafar for accusing the party of helping their candidate in his election campaign. Federal minister Maula Bux Chandio had even asked Zafar to resign.