KARACHI The Chief Election Commissioner Pakistan (CEC) Justice (Retd) Hamid Mirza on Wednesday instructed the Sindh Government to consider deployment of Pak Army to maintain law and order situation during by-election of PS-49, North Nazimabad, Karachi, on October 17. Chairing a meeting at Provincial Election Commission office, CEC also directed the Government to strengthen security measures during by-poll in city, where candidates of two political rival parties - MQM and ANP - are contesting against each other. The provincial seat of PS-49 has been lying vacant since the assassination of MQMs MPA Syed Raza Haider. The meeting discussed the measures regarding by-poll on PS-49 Karachi. The law enforcement agencies while briefing the meeting informed that out of total 86 polling stations of constituency, 22 poling stations are extremely sensitive and 84 polling stations have been declared sensitive, while by-poll to be held on October 17, coming Sunday. The LEAs also hinted of possible emergence of violence acts, which could spread in other parts of the city. After getting briefing about the law and order situation, Chief Election Commission instructed the Sindh Government to review and tight the security measures of extremely sensitive and sensitive polling stations of said constituency in city. He also ordered the government to tighten security of entrance and exit roads of the area and vehicles be checked. The Government should take measures that no one carries arms in the area during by-poll in the area of constituency, while ladies police constables also be deployed at the polling stations for the search of women voters and others women, who enter in the polling stations, CEC ordered, adding government should consider to call Pak Army to maintain law and order in the constituency. Describing the reasons to consider to call Pak Army during by-poll, CEC said that the overall political situation and ongoing violence and target killing incidents and spreading of violence incidents from one to other places, which can grip the city into fear and violence. Meanwhile, Secretary Implementation Ayub Shaikh, CCPO Fayaz Leghari, Special Secretary Home Department Ghufran Memon, representatives of Pak Army, Rangers, Returning Officers of constituency and the officers also attended the meeting. Provincial Election Commissioner Sono Khan Baloch briefed the arrangements taken by the Election Commission to ensure the transparency and independent of by-election. CCPO Fayaz Leghari briefed the meeting about the security plan during by-poll of PS-49 Karachi.