ECP warns MNA, MPA, others against electioneering in bye-poll
PESHAWAR: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday warned members of National Assembly, provincial assembly and local bodies against electioneering in favour of their party candidates in bye-election on provincial assembly constituency PK-30 (Balakot)
According to the ECP sources, more than 30 people including the members of Mansehra district
council, tehsil councils and village councils have been warned while the ECP has also taken the affidavits from the PTI Member of National Assembly Saleh Mohammad Khan, PML-N KP member of provincial assembly Sardar Mohammad Yousuf, Balakot Tehsil Nazim Syed Ibrahim Shah that they would not take part in the election campaign of any candidate during the bye-elections.
The ECP code of conduct says that if any of the national, provincial assembly member and tehsil nazim found involved in election campaign they would be fined Rs100,000 or two years imprisonment.
ECP Manshera district monitoring section has taken notice that MNA, MPA, tehsil nazim and local
bodies members are openly campaigning of their candidates in violation of the ECP code of conduct.