ECP expresses inability to verify voters’ thumb impressions

Elections 2013ECP expresses inability to verify voters' thumb impressions

ECP expresses inability to verify voters' thumb impressions

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday expressed its inability to exercise powers for verification of thumb impressions of voters.

   

On Monday, the interior minister gave administrative control over the process of thumb impression verification to the ECP for three months, saying the move was intended to satisfy the opposition and it was subject to consensus of the ECP.

In its meeting held in Islamabad on Thursday, the ECP observed that the constitution and the law do not seem to provide for exercising the power of issuing of any direction regarding verification of thumb impressions especially when it is being done as a result of electoral activity conducted by the Commission itself.

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