?No one will be allowed to use pressure tactics in polling process?

Sindh election commissioner Yousaf Khattak, while talking to the media on Tuesday, said that no one will be allowed to use pressure tactics in the polling process.Khattak was referring to the incident that took place on Monday, when a female worker of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was detained by the police on charges of forcibly trying to enter the office of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) by pushing a guard deployed there.He said the ECP has lodged a complaint against the PTI worker. He also said that during his meeting with Sindh police chief AD Khowaja earlier in the day, the IGP assured him that police personnel will be deployed at the ECP office for security.Nomination formsThe election commissioner said the ECP has approved more than 50 nomination forms of candidates aspiring to contest the July 25 general elections on reserved seats from Karachi.He said that 33 of the 76 forms for reserved seats for women in the National Assembly have been approved, 10 of…

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