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IG Sindh directs strict security measures during local body elections

  • IG Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon arranged meeting regarding the local body elections.
  • He directed authorities that the details of the Union Councils and polling stations in districts of Sindh should be rearranged.
  • He said that the necessary steps should be taken as soon as possible to ensure the safety of life and property of the citizens.

A meeting was arranged by IG Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon regarding the local body elections where he took into consideration the overall security measures in all the districts of Sindh during the polls.

The IG Sindh directed authorities that the details of the Union Councils and polling stations in all the districts of Sindh should be rearranged into highly sensitive and normal classifications on the basis of regular crime analysis and an extraordinary security plan should be prepared.

He said that the necessary steps should be taken as soon as possible to ensure the safety of life and property of the citizens at all levels on the occasion of local body elections.

During the meeting, he ordered ensuring permanent liaison between Pakistan Rangers Sindh and other law enforcement agencies regarding the plan for local body elections and their involvement in all consultation processes.

IG Sindh said that the security plan arranged for the first phase of local body elections should be made workable for all other phases in a systematic and coordinated manner so that all security measures could be made more stringent and foolproof.

He directed for implementation of section 144 imposed during elections, the police would not be allowed to act with any leniency or impartiality. Ghulam Nabi further added that during the polls, all matters and measures should be ensured for the observance and respect of the code of conduct and principles laid down by the Election Commission of Pakistan for candidates and voters.

Courtesy Bol News

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