Contempt of Court Case: ECP issues show cause notice to Imran Khan

10 Aug, 2017 11:32 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has on Thursday issued show cause notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in contempt of court case.

A five-member tribunal of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) resumed hearing of the case in Islamabad on Thursday.

During the proceedings, the tribunal ruled that it is within the ECP’s powers to take action on contempt of court.

The tribunal ordered the PTI chairman to submit reply in the ECP on August 23.

Earlier Imran Khan had challenged the ECP’s authority to hear the case.

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