Afghanistan Election Crisis Deepens With New Fraud Allegations

wochit politics
August 03, 2014 AT 5:30 AM
Afghanistan's troubled presidential election plunged deeper into crisis on Sunday when one of the main contenders accused a deputy of President Hamid Karzai of orchestrating fraud in favor of his rival. Supporters of Abdullah Abdullah, a former foreign minister, released an audio recording they said was Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili encouraging vote rigging in favor of Ashraf Ghani, the other contender in the race.