PPP woman MPA visits Peshawar polling stations armed with SMG | Pakistan

Pictured is PPP MPA Nighat Orakzai (center) carrying a Kalashnikov assault rifle in Peshawar. — Geo News 

PESHAWAR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Nighat Orakzai was seen on Thursday visiting various polling stations in Peshawar armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle.

Orakzai is a PPP member of the KP Assembly on a reserved seat for women.

She visited various polling stations, both for males and females, in National Assembly constituency NA-4 Peshawar, with the firearm slung over her shoulder.

Reached for comment, the KP lawmaker said the rifle is licensed and she carried it for her security, given threats to her life.

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