Rangers to be deployed during PP-38 Sialkot by-poll



Staff Reporter

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday decided to deploy Rangers at polling stations during PP-38 by-election in Sialkot.

The ECP said Rangers would be deployed outside all polling stations from July 27 to 29.

It said that the officers of Pakistan Rangers would be delegated the powers of first-class magistrate and any violations must first be reported to the Presiding Officer (PO).

“In case of no action by the Presiding Officer, the Rangers will have the right to take action,” The Election Commission of Pakistan clarified.

PP-38 (Sialkot-IV) seat fell vacant after the death of PML-N’s Chaudhry Khush Akhtar Subhani Vario.

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