KARACHI: Police on Monday arrested a presiding officer assigned for election responsibility at PS-93 constituency for electoral malpractice, forward of the nationwide polls on July 25.
According to police authorities, the presiding officer named Waheedullah despatched one other individual to substitute him for election responsibility.
The presiding officer was arrested on the orders of the Returning Officer, police stated. The different suspect, named Zubair, fled.
Arrest warrants issued for PS-107 Section Officer
Earlier in the present day, an arrest warrant was issued for Section Officer for Karachi’s PS-107 constituency after he failed to show up for election-related responsibility regardless of repeated reminders.
Section Officer Treasury Department Ghulam Hussain Bhagio additionally failed to answer a present trigger discover, after which his arrest warrant was ordered, stated the returning officer for the stated constituency.
On Saturday, six polling officers have been arrested within the Sanghar and Sehwan districts of Sindh after they have been caught making an attempt to open postal poll papers. The arrested officers included assistant returning officer (ARO) Qurban Ali Memon, Muhammad Saleh a clerk on the native tehsil workplace, senior clerk Abid Ali, junior clerk Mohammad Aslam, and two academics Ghulam Mustafa Solangi and Abdul Aziz.
As many as 1.6 million electoral employees are to be on responsibility on the election day, the Election Commission has stated.
449,465 policemen will probably be deployed on July 25, out of which 202,100 will probably be posted in Punjab and Islamabad whereas 100,500 policemen will probably be stationed in Sindh. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 87,269 policemen will probably be on responsibility.
There will even be 300,071 military personnel deployed throughout the nation.