Islamabad – Staff Reporter:
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a show-cause to Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan over the violation of the election code of conduct in the PP-38 Sialkot by-elections.
The election commission has also fined Rs 49,000 to the Member National Assembly of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Armaghan Sobhani.
The PML-N MNA was fined by the District Monitoring Officer. He has been ordered to pay the fine within 3 days while action would be taken against him for non-payment of the fine.
The notice stated that Dr. Firdous along with Tahir Mehmood Handley had participated in the election campaign of PTI candidate Asim Saleem, on which the District Monitoring Officer has summoned him on June 29.