Pak EC Notice to Imran Khan: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Saturday (September 17) issued a notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for violating the model code of conduct. has done. The Election Commission (EC) has also issued a notice to the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province Mahmood Khan. By-elections in the state and warned of strict action if violations continue.
The District Monitoring Office (DMO), Charsadda city has issued notices to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and other ministers for misusing the state’s official helicopter and resources for the rally of PTI chief Imran Khan, The News International reported. Had given.
The ECP has directed the KP Chief Minister and Imran Khan to appear before the DMO on September 20 to clarify their position. According to the report of The News International, Imran Khan along with KP government officials addressed a rally in Charsadda, where the by-elections are being held on October 16 and Imran Khan himself is the candidate. According to the election code of conduct, the state machinery cannot be used for any political activity in the area where elections are being held.
Allegation of indiscriminate misuse of helicopter
Further, where the election schedule has been announced, the President, Prime Minister, Chief Minister, Governor, Speaker, Cabinet member or holder of any public office shall not attend any political rally or use official resources in favor of any candidate. Can.
Pakistan ECP spokesperson Haroon Shinwari said that the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and his cabinet members are continuously violating the code of conduct and the ECP has taken cognizance of it.
Election Commission imposed a fine of Rs 50,000
According to the report of The News International, KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and his cabinet members may face ECP action on 19 September for violation of the code of conduct, misuse of KP government helicopter for public meetings. Earlier on Thursday, the ECP imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on former Prime Minister Imran Khan as well as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister and cabinet members for violating the model code of conduct for the upcoming by-elections. Peshawar District Surveillance Officer Imran Khanhad issued notices to Chief Minister Mehmood Khan and other cabinet members.