Election code of conduct: 504 complaints disposed of

Published: April 19, 2013
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504 complaints had been disposed of after due process while another 120 were being heard. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

504 complaints had been disposed of after due process while another 120 were being heard. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

FAISALABAD: 

Eleven district monitoring teams formed by the Election Commission of Pakistan have reported 624 violations by candidates in the past week.

Faisalabad Regional Election Commissioner Muhammad Arif on Thursday said 504 complaints had been disposed of after due process while another 120 were being heard.

He said most of the complaints were related to hoardings, flags and oversized banners.

Arif said 158 violations were reported in Lyallpur Town out of which 140 had been disposed of and 18 were being heard.

In Jinnah Town, 124 complaints had been received and all were disposed of. He said as many as 67 out of the 107 complaints received from Samundri Town had been disposed of and 40 were in progress.

In Jaranwala, 90 complaints were received altogether and 70 had been disposed of. The rest were being heard, Arif said.

In Madina Town, 65 complaints were received, out of which 50 had been disposed of. In Iqbal Town, 30 complaints were received and nine out of them had been disposed of.

In Tandlianwala, 44 complaints were received out of which 38 had been disposed of and six were being heard. From Chak Jhumra, six complaints were received. They all have been disposed of.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 19th, 2013. 

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