ECP orders action against voters casting double votes

ECP orders action against voters casting double votes


ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday decided to take action against voters who cast double votes in general elections held in May last year and directed the authorities concerned to send record of all constituencies for this purpose.

The ECP also directed election tribunals to send election symbols, finger prints and other details in this regard.

In a statement, the additional secretary of the ECP Syed Sher Afgan said that those found guilty of casting more than one vote would be dealt under criminal laws and would be punishable upto three years.

The commission also approved the registrations of 11 new political parties taking the tally of registered parties to 281.

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