Supporters of Karachi's newly elected mayor Waseem Akhter rallying to demand his release from prison in Pakistan's largest city on Sunday. Akhter has been discharging his mayoral duties from a jail cell, where he has been held for inciting riots in 2007 and allegedly providing medical care to terrorists. He is the first person in Pakistan to have won a mayoral election from prison with a comfortable margin. The polls were held last month.
- PublishedSep 27, 2016, 5:00 am SGT
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