ISLAMABAD: The Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday introduced to carry a fact-finding inquiry into the NA-75 Daska by-poll fiasco moreover appointing an officer to start a radical probe.
The provincial joint election commissioner of Punjab, Saeed Gul, has been appointed because the inquiry officer and tasked to current its report until Could 15, sources mentioned. The inquiry will uncover the very fact in regards to the disappearance of the presiding officers (POs) on February 19.
Sources mentioned that the inquiry officer will scrutinise the violations of duties made by the POs and election workers moreover recording the statements of the presiding officers. Saeed Gul was given powers to hunt help from any federal or provincial establishment to conclude its probe.
The transportation and safety plan can even be reviewed in the course of the inquiry, in addition to ascertaining the involved officers who have been concerned in alleged end result tempering and serving to those that took away the polling workers on the by-election day.
On Feb 25, the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) had ordered re-election within the NA-75 Sialkot-Daska constituency over alleged rigging and irregularities.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had challenged the Election Fee of Pakistan’s resolution to order re-polling in any respect polling stations in NA-75.
Nonetheless, the Supreme Courtroom (SC) had upheld the Election Fee of Pakistan’s (ECP) resolution to carry re-polling in your entire Nationwide Meeting constituency NA-75 in Daska.
A 3-member bench of the apex courtroom, headed by Justice Umer Ata Bandial had heard the petition of PTI candidate Ali Asjad Malhi, difficult the ECP order of February 25, 2021, declaring the by-election at NA-75 Daska void and ordering re-polling in the entire constituency.
The election fee will organise re-election on April 10 in Daska’s NA-75 constituency following the orders of the highest courtroom. INP