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ECP reserves solution in Kurram electoral code violation case

ISLAMABAD:

Election Committee of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday reserved its decision in a business of violation of the code of conduct during the NA-45 by-election by Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and leader Iqbal Wazir.

During today’s hearing, Chief Electoral Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja noted that “a candidate will be affected if anyone violates the code.”

special secretary noticed that “government vehicles was used in this case” and interrogated”how They [PTI] I can say that government resources were not used” during the by-elections.

“Imran Khan has committed violations before.” added in official.

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“Iqbal Wazir is an important member of in party”It affects the candidate,” says CEO Lowe.

special secretary walked on require election observation bodies to take “strong measures” against Iqbal claimed that his “tweets tried to provoke people against ESP.

Meanwhile, PTI attorney Barrister Gohar argued that PTI did not hold any rallies. in Kurrama and that “DMO ordered Iqbal Wazir to leave the area”, after which “he was not present on happening”.

Imran Khan also the lawyer did not visit the constituency due to security threats. PTI counsel also urged the commission “not to take the tweets seriously”.

Gohar emphasized that two notifications were issued in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). However, the CEC replied that “no one above the law,” adding that “no one can disrespect the ECP.”

“It can’t be that you call others are dishonest and act like this way,” he added”this is unacceptable”.

“You are trying give it seems that notifications were only issued in KP, – he continued, – this is not so, the CEP has taken strict measures in on this occasion, notifications were issued to everyone, although helicopters were not used in other provinces.

“We did not use no helicopters,” the PTI lawyer replied, adding that Iqbal “gone for flood relief workno for agitation”.

“Tell us”, objected the CEC.should there is a code of behavior or not?”, to which Barrister Gohar replied in affirmatively, but argued that PTI “did not violate the of lead.”

“Iqbal Wazir says in video that he is participating in the elections campaign”, the CEC said, but PTI counsel insisted that Iqbal had gone as minister of disaster management and did not participate in agitation.

It may be noted that earlier in October, PTI Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan won National Assembly constituency NA-45 Kurram, with significant stock against his opponent, Jameel Khan of JUI-F, who supported the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM).

The head of PTI took 20,748 people. votes according to unofficial results while Jamil managed to get 12,718. This is a triumphant victory with difference of 8300 votes.

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Derrick Santistevan
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