SIALKOT: In a letter written to the Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja on Friday, PML-N’s Nosheen Iftikhar raised considerations over “incomplete preparations” for the NA-75 Daska by-election — set to happen tomorrow (Saturday).
Within the letter, the PML-N candidate complained CCTV cameras haven’t been put in on the constituency’s primary roads. “Within the [election] plan, there have been directives to put in surveillance cameras,” she stated.
The PML-N chief stated there are fears of rigging in polling stations and demanded the election commissioner ensures the polling train proceeds easily.
“The polling officer ought to be assigned a monitoring officer,” she added.
A day earlier, police stated aerial firing had taken place in Daska’s Kassowal neighbourhood.
The deputy superintendent of police (DSP) for Daska additionally confirmed the incident, saying a workforce of officers had been dispatched to Kassowal.
“Motion can be taken towards the shooters,” DSP Daska vowed.
Alternatively, Iftikhar had alleged that staff of the ruling social gathering, the PTI, are guilty for the aerial firing.
By-elections within the NA-75 constituency are slated for April 10, with many candidates within the fray. Nevertheless, shut competitors is anticipated between the PML-N, which is fielding Nosheen Iftikhar and the ruling PTI, whose candidate Ali Asjad Malhi is contesting the race.