Lahore by-polls: Army personnel to be deployed for NA-120 by-polls

LAHORE: Authorities have chosen to send military troops for the security during Sept 17 by-polls in Lahore’s NA-120 voting demographic. As indicated by our journalist, the choice to send armed force was gone up against the request of Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) – the two noteworthy restriction parties challenging the by-surveys against the decision PML-N.

For the sending of armed force to keep away from any untoward incidents, sources stated, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has composed a letter to the Ministry of Defense. ECP authorities said the troops will be sent inside and outside polling stations, including that the security powers will play out their obligations till finish of the vote count. The armed force has additionally been depended the obligation to direct the printing and dispatch of ballot papers.

NA-120 fell empty after previous executive Nawaz Sharif was excluded by the Supreme Court in the Panamagate case on July 28 on charges of covering his compensation from a Dubai-based organization, which he asserts he had never gotten.