ECP takes notice of health official slapping PO

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The Election Commission of Pakistan has taken notice of a video where a health official could be seen slapping a presiding officer in Tharparkar area during the recent local government elections in the Sindh province.

In a video an official of the health ministry identified as Ghulam Muhammad Junejo could be seen exchanging a heated argument with presiding officer Dr. Ghansham Das. He was later caught on camera slapping the doctor.

The video has gone viral on social media and prompted a protest from Pakistan Medical Association that demanded action against the health official. The deputy director of the ECP, Sajjad Khattak, has directed the DRO Tharparkar and others to submit a report into the incident so that an action could be taken against the official involved in the entire episode.

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