Notice issued to Imran, Abbasi for campaign violations

The district administration of Islamabad on Sunday issued notices to former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan for violating the electoral code of conduct, Express News reported.

Thirteen other candidates were also served notices for breaking election rules related to advertising campaigns set by Election Commission of Pakistan.

Candidates who have been warned included Asad Omar, Shakeel Anjum, Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, Mian Aslam, Zubair Farooq, Chaudhry Rizwan Saifi, Raja Khurram Nawaz, Afzal Khokhar, Imran Ashraf, Muhammad Amjad Chaudhry and Syed Sibtul Hasan Shah.

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Reports suggested that the district administration had given the candidates a twenty-four hour deadline to remove the advertisements for which they have been warned.

The district authority further said that a case would be forwarded to ECP to consider legal action against candidates who do not comply with the order.

ECP has deputed special monitoring officers to ensure that the rules for elections are followed, and has tasked them to compile reports on the violations of these rules.

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