NA-75 Daska announces fact-finding inquiry into the disappearance of presiding officers
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced a fact-finding inquiry into the NA-75 Daska case. The inquiry officer will submit his report to the ECP by May 15.
According to details, the Election Commission has appointed an inquiry officer for fact-finding on the issue of missing presiding officers in the by-elections to be held in NA-75 Daska. Provincial Joint Election Commissioner Punjab Saeed Gul will be the inquiry officer.
The ECP has said that the whereabouts of the missing presiding officers will be ascertained till morning, for which the inquiry officer will investigate violations of the duties of presiding officers and security personnel, including experts and institutions.
The inquiry officer will also have the power to seek help from all federal and provincial agencies.
According to the ECP, the inquiry officer will not only record the statements of the missing presiding officers but will also review the transportation and security plan, in the light of which the officers involved in the alleged corrupt practice will be identified, result tampering and polling. Those who helped make the staff disappear will also be identified. On the other hand, the Supreme Court rejected the petition of PTI candidate Ali Asjad Malhi regarding NA-75 Daska.
The Supreme Court ordered re-election in NA-75 Daska on April 10. A decision was taken in the case in which the decision of the Election Commission for re-election in NA-75 Daska. Which has been upheld and the Supreme Court rejected the petition of PTI candidate Ali Asjad Malhi.