Army, FC to help conduct free, fair NA-267 polls

Islamabad—The Election Commission of Paki-stan (ECP) has requested Pakistan Army and FC to make necessary arrangement for deployment of troops inside and outside polling stations for conducting free, fair and transparent by-elections in NA-267 Kachhi-cum-Jhal Magsi on April 28.
The decision was taken in view of the prevailing law and order situation and on the requests made by the Returning Officer, endorsed by District Returning Officer and the Provincial Election Commissioner, Balochistan for holding the polls under proper security provided by Pakistan Army,said spokesman of the ECP.
However, the responsibility of conducting by election will remain with the ECP and that of law and order with police.—APP

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