Will ECP keep running behind dates? CEC in Imran Khan case


ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has adjourned hearing of case against Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan regarding code of conduct violation till 18th of this month.

The hearing has been adjourned awaiting the Islamabad High Court’s decision in the similar case.

A four-member bench of the ECP headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (Retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan heard the case.

Imran Khan’s counsel Babar Awan said Islamabad High Court (IHC) has been moved in the code of conduct case, adding the case will be heard on December 15; hence, the hearing should be postponed till that time.

The Election Commissioner remarked, “Will we keep on running behind dates?”

Talking to media, Awan said the state is not at jeopardy; it is politics that may be at risk under the prevalent situation. –Samaa

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Story first published: 4th December 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews


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