KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has determined to deploy Pakistan Army and Rangers for safety duties throughout NA-245 by-polls in Karachi, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
According to the ECP spokesperson, Pakistan Army and Rangers contingents might be deployed as a fast response power from August 20 to 22.
The spokesperson mentioned that the army and para-military troops will report presiding officer (PO) in case of any untoward state of affairs. The polling might be carried out within the NA-245 constituency on August 21.
Moreover, the ECP issued the scheduled by-polls in NA-196 Jacobabad. The by-elections might be carried out on October 2 within the constituency.
The fee will obtain nomination papers from August 25 to 27. The seat fell vacant after the deseating of Mian Muhammad Soomro.