PESHAWAR, 2 July: A comprehensive security plan has been chalked out for re-polling in the local bodies elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

A high-level meeting headed by Inspector General Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Durrani on Wednesday decided that CCTV cameras will be installed in the polling booths and no one except the presiding officer will be allowed to keep mobile phone. There will be complete ban on entry of males to the polling stations of women.

According to the security plan, no one would be allowed to display arms in the premises of the polling stations and everyone will be required to keep a distance of 400 yards from the polling stations. All the police officers have been directed to ensure strict implementation of the security plan and the Election Commission directions on the polling day.

Re-polling on some polling stations in KP will be held on 5 July. The 30 May local bodies elections in KP were marred by rigging allegations and mismanagement.


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