Presiding Officers given power of First Class Magistrate


ISLAMABAD: Transportation of ballot papers and election materials has begun to hand over the respective Presiding Officers.

The Election Commission has asked all Presiding Officers to take possession of the election material today at their polling stations.

The Presiding Officers have also been given powers of First Class Magistrate to deal with any election-related fraud or untoward incident.

Quick Response Force of Pakistan Army would also be available to react to any eventuality.

Extra security cover is being provided to polling stations described as sensitive and high sensitive.

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