Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Election Commission of Pakistan has barred the voters to bring their mobile phones to polling station on May 11th, 2013, i.e. Election Day.

ECP said that the decision to take measures to ensure transparency and to avoid any possible vote-rigging in election day violence, the vote was rigged or selling tickets.

ECP said it has enough the evidence photos ballot voters as evidence in favor of a particular candidate to vote and return bribery. The committee said, the cell phone ban would eliminate the chance of any such bribe voters on election day.

In a statement issued by the ECP, each Presiding Officer will ask voters if he was carrying a mobile phone. Cases, the answer is in the affirmative, the presiding officer should guide voters to move on his desk, voters will be issued with a ballot paper marked in the shielded room will insert his folded ballot papers before his cell phone back to him.

The ECP spokesman further said that, not to voters of the vote, if they refused to hand over the phone.

In a related news, ECP is considering to stop on Election Day throughout Pakistan's mobile phone service in order to avoid any violence and terrorist activities.


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