Lodhran (February 02, 2018): The election commission of Pakistan has issued notice to ruling party PML-N candidate for NA-154 by-poll over violation of code of conduct on Friday.
The seat was fell vacant after the disqualification of PTI MNA Jahangir Tareen for hiding their assets by Supreme Court.
The election commission teams actively monitoring the election campaign run by he candidates of NA-154 by poll as they found PML-N candidate Muhammad Iqbal Shah indulged in violation of code of conduct.ECP has summoned him Muhammad Iqbal to appear before district election commissioner office personally or through counsel on February 03.
As per the code of conduct set by the ECP for NA-154 by-poll the giant banners, posters are banned, however PML-N candidate violating the rules has hanged huge banners more than the size set by the ECP.
The polling for the by-poll on NA-154 will be held on February 12.Army Deployment
In order to maintain peace during by-election in Lodhran, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notification to deploy Army in NA-154 where Army would have the powers of magistrate.
According to ECP sources, by-elections of NA-154 would be held on February 12, for that notification has been released by ECP.According to the notification, Army would be deployed inside and outside the polling stations on request of DRO.