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The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday wrote a letter to National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) chairman Usman Mubeen over the data leak of voters.

The data breach nearly a month before the General Elections 2018 has raised the question of the transparency of the electoral process. The letter says that NADRA authorities leaked the data of voters to unauthorized individuals and violated the contract with Election Commission.

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The data went into the hands of the individuals before reaching ECP.

The letter has urged NADRA to initiate an investigation against those responsible for leaking the data.

As per the contract, NADRA cannot share the data of voters with anyone. ECP fears that the data might reach unauthorized people.

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