District Administration has removed over 19,000 illegal election publicity material including banners, hoardings, steamers and panaflexes from different areas of Rawalpindi district said Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Sara Hayat.
The Deputy Commissioner/District Monitoring Officer, Dr. Umer Jahangir has also imposed fine of Rs 25,000 each on six elected representatives of the local bodies on violation of code of conduct issued by Election Commission of Pakistan for general elections 2018.
The elected representatives were earlier served show-cause notice for taking part in election campaigns of different candidates but they did not give any reply of the notice.
Fines were imposed on Vice President Chaklala Cantonment Board Raja Irfan Imtiaz, Chairman UC-89 Sheikh Sajid, Member Cantt Board, Ward-8, Ch. Khurram, Chairman UC-84 Imran Ilyas, Vice Chairman UC-21 Muhammad Hanif and Chairman UC-119 Ali Awan.—APP