ECP warns of by-elections postponement, if KP govt continues code violations.

ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday warned the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government of postponing the by-elections if it continued the violation of code of conduct.

An ECP meeting chaired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja here took strict notice of frequent violation of the election laws, use of government machinery and helicopters by the KP chief minister, ministers and advisers.

THe ECP directed the KP chief secretary and advocate general to convey the provincial government about its zero tolerance of the election laws' violations, vowing that it would exercise its constitutional powers under Article 218 (3) of the Constitution for ensuring equal...

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