PTI Founder and Fawad to Face ECP Contempt Case Hearing on June 26

News Desk3 weeks ago

The Election Commission Bench will hear the contempt case brought against Imran Khan and Fawad Chaudhry for allegedly disparaging the ECP in their speech. On the appointed date, evidence against the PTI leaders will be recorded.

This move in the lawsuit follows a three-month pause during which it was stopped for a number of reasons.

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It is important to note that on January 3, 2024, Imran Khan, the founder of the Pakistani Taliban, and Fawad Chaudhry, a former federal minister, were charged with contempt by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

The PTI founder is currently being held by the court in Adiala Jail, which is where the contempt case hearing took place.

A read-aloud indictment was utilized to formally charge the accused in the case during the hearing. Following that, the

The PTI founder and others received notifications from the ECP in August 2022 for allegedly using “intemperate” language against the electoral watchdog and Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikander Sultan Raja.

The commission and CEC Sikandar Raja were frequently criticized by the political leaders, who also referred to the electoral body as a “subsidiary of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz”.

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