Elections in PK-78 suspended on demise of Haroon Bilour
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa constituency PK-78 have been postponed due to assassination of Awami National Party candidate Haroon Bilour in a bomb blast on Tuesday night.
According to Election Commission of Pakistan, the elections on the said constituency will be held after general elections.
– CEC slams ‘weakness of security institutions’ –
Speaking about the incident, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retired) Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan condemned the terrorist attack and termed it a weakness of security institutions.
The attack was a conspiracy against the transparent elections, the CEC said, noting that the provincial governments were ordered to provide fool-proof security to all candidates.