ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suspended its two officers on the charge of leaking the map of delimitation of the constituencies.
Deputy Director Budget Muhammad Sarwar and Deputy Director Elections Atif Rahim have been suspended for three months. Both officers have been suspended on the order of the chief election commissioner.
Sources report that Deputy Director Waqas Mulk has taken charge of elections and Abid Shah has been given the additional responsibility for the budget.
It is important to note that recently the ECP decided the electoral divisions for the national and provincial assembly. The National Assembly in the federal capital, Islamabad will have three electoral divisions, whereas the provincial assembly in Punjab will have 141 divisions.
Sindh will have 61 divisions, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will have 39, Balochistan will have 16, whereas Fata will have 12 electoral divisions.