Pak Army to take con­trol of se­cu­rity dur­ing by-polls

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IS­LAM­ABAD: Elec­tion Com­mis­sion of Pak­istan (ECP) on Fri­day said that Pak­istan Army will take con­trol of the se­cu­rity dur­ing by-elec­tions sched­uled to be held on Oc­to­ber 14.

The of­fi­cers will be de­ployed in­side and out­side the polling sta­tions un­der Ar­ti­cle 220 and 245 of the Con­sti­tu­tion. They will con­tinue to per­form their du­ties till Oc­to­ber 15.

On the other hand, a spe­cial se­cu­rity plan has been chalked out to en­sure foolproof se­cu­rity for sen­si­tive polling sta­tion on by-elec­tion day.

ECP has com­pleted all nec­es­sary ar­range­ments for

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