Islamabad (August 10, 2017): Rejecting chairman PTI Imran’s Khan’s petition challenging its jurisdiction to hear contempt of court case Election Commission Pakistan (ECP) has issued show cause notice to Imran to submit his reply by August 23. The ECP had reserved the decision on July 25.
The ECP later adjourned the hearing of the contempt of court case against Imran Khan till August 23.
It may be mentioned here Imran had challenged the ECP’s jurisdiction over the hearing of contempt of court case in PTI funding case.A founding member of the PTI Akbar S. Babar had filed the contempt of court petition against Imran Khan in the party funding case. The ECP had issued the contempt of court notice to Imran Khan for his derogatory remarks about the Commission on January 24.On the 25th of last month the ECP had reserved the decision over the objections raised by Imran Khan’s objections challenging the jurisdiction of the ECP to hear the contempt of court case.