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Prisoners also entitled to vote via postal ballot in by-elections: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has fixed the last date for receipt of applications for postal ballot papers for By-Election to the National/Provincial Assemblies constituencies as 27th September, 2018. "The persons who are detained in prison or held in custody are also entitled to vote by postal ballot," said the ECP. According to a notification issued by the ECP on Thursday, this facility, under the law, has been extended to the persons in government service, members of armed forces, holders of…

Five arrested in postal ballot stamp fraud in Sehwan

SEHWAN SHARIF: As the general elections are just a few days away, reports of pre-poll rigging surfaced in the town of Sehwan Sharif where stamps were being placed on the postal ballot papers. The incident was reported in PS-80 Sehwan Sharif in district Jamshoro where former chief minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah is among the candidates contesting elections. The stamps were being placed in the Education Office where an official of the Primary Teachers Association and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) activist was found involved in…