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Wednesday Feb 24 2021
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Web Desk

NA-75 Daska by-polls: ECP fines Qasim Suri for violating code of conduct

By
Web Desk

  • ECP imposes fine of Rs30,000 on Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri for violating a code of conduct in the NA-75 Daska by-polls
  • According to a challan issued by ECP, Suri had participated in the NA-75 by-election campaign when he came to Daska on February 11
  • ECP has ordered an inquiry into the non-disclosure of results of 20 polling stations


ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has imposed a fine of Rs30,000 on Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri for violating the code of conduct in the NA-75 Daska by-polls, Geo News reported on Wednesday.

The ECP challan says Suri had participated in the NA-75 by-election campaign when he came to Daska on February 11.

The NA-75 Daska constituency witnessed severe irregularities in the by-polls when two people were killed and two others were injured due to tension during the voting process.

The firing incident had occurred at the Gondka polling station which resulted in three persons getting injured initially, with two succumbing to their injuries on the way to the hospital. 

Read more: NA-75 Daska by-election: Two dead, 2 injured as PTI, PML-N workers clash

The commission has ordered an inquiry into the non-disclosure of results of 20 polling stations in the Daska by-election.

Results of the constituency have since been withheld.