PPP moves ECP over PTI's ‘abusive language’ against Zardari in election ad

Published: July 9, 2018
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PPP says PTI paid content in advertisement is contrary to facts. FILE PHOTOS

PPP says PTI paid content in advertisement is contrary to facts. FILE PHOTOS

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for using foul language against the PPP leadership in one of its advertisements, being aired by many national TV channels.

PPP Secretary General Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari, in a letter written to the ECP, said the advertisement given by the PTI to TV channels has defamatory content against PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, violating code of conduct of the election watchdog.

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Terming the ad “false and malicious”, the PPP said the paid content in advertisement is contrary to facts.

“It is requested to ECP to issue directive to Authority/Private media channels to refrain from giving false and malicious paid advertisement for holding free, fair and transparent elections,” ifurther read.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • BrainBro
    Jul 10, 2018 - 1:03AM

    It’s do or die situation for Imran Khan. Everything is fair for him as long as he becomes the new PM.Recommend

  • Manzoor Ahmed
    Jul 10, 2018 - 11:26AM

    If anyone would want to abuse someone they can call him zardari or 10%.Recommend

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