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

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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