SAHIWAL – District Monitoring Officer Sahiwal, Zaman Watto fined on Saturday a PPP candidate for violating election code of conduct.
Rana Amir Shahzad, the candidate contesting election from NA 147 was fined for taking out a rally without informing the district administration and also committing aerial firing in the rally.
Watto, who is also Deputy Commissioner Sahiwal, imposed fine of Rs 50,000 on PPP’s Amir Shahzad for violating election code of conduct.
Mr. Shahzad, before joining the PPP, remained the PML-Q district president for 15 years.
Recently, he was arrested in a bogus cheque fraud case by the Ghala Mandi Police. He was released after paying Rs700,000 to the complainant.
He is a brother of former PML-Q MNA Rana Tariq who won the 2002 election. Mr. Shahzad remained the Sahiwal tehsil Nazim from 2001 to 2005. He contested the 2013 elections and secured 22,618 votes.