PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan has issued notice to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for using inappropriate language in the party’s advertisement campaign for the upcoming general elections scheduled to be held on 25 July.

A spokesman for the ECP said the use of derogatory language is a violation of election code of conduct. He said the electoral body will take appropriate action if the use of inappropriate language is not stopped.

Earlier, the ECP spokesman said the electoral body is committed to hold general elections on time in a free, fair and transparent manner.

He said the Army personnel will be deployed inside and outside the polling stations. He said the military personnel will be bound to report any irregular activity in the polling station. He said the military personnel will be deployed inside and outside all the polling stations from 23 to 27 of July.

The spokesman clarified that the security forces have no role in transmission of poll results.