Polling process in Punjab by-elections remained peaceful: Sanaullah 

Islamabad, July 17, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah Khan says the polling process in Punjab remained peaceful and no complaint was received either from candidates or citizens. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Sunday, he said some clashes were reported outside only 14 out of over 3100 polling stations across Punjab.

The Minister said a private company was involved in the incident of violence in Muzaffargarh against which action has been timely taken and its operation has been suspended and a high level inquiry will also be conducted in this regard. The Interior Minister said no violation of election commission’s rules or regarding management was reported.

He appreciated the police, Rangers, armed forces personnel election commission staff for peaceful execution of the polling process. The Minister said turnout in by-elections is usually not more than 25 to 30 percent but this time it has been recorded above 40 percent.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk