Shehbaz writes letter to CEC demanding action over Daska by-poll rigging
PML-N President and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has written a letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Raja Sikandar and demanded action the people involved in Daska by-poll rigging, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.
The PML-N leader urged the ECP to conduct further probe into the matter and penalize the people involved in “stealing” the by-poll.
“Action should be taken against the persons involved under section 190 as per section 167, sections 175, 174 and 183.”
Two fact-finding reports on NA-75 Sialkot-V (Daska) by-elections have been released.
Shehbaz said that Sialkot DC and DPO were involved in misconduct and turned the results in favour of the government.
As per fact-finding report, Punjab CM advisor and one official from CM Secretariat met with officials at an official residence and even a DSP breached the security plan of the by-poll.
However, the PML-N president commended the ECP's suspension orders of Daska DC and DPO.
Reporter Awais Kiani