ECP barred from taking action against Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has on Thursday barred Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from taking action against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan.
Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Justice Amir Farooq heard the PTI chairman’s plea.
During the proceedings, Babar Awan, counsel of PTI chairman Imran Khan said that under the constitution, only the Prime Minister, Chief Ministers, Ministers and people keeping public office holders cannot run election campaign, while the ECP barred all member national and provincial assemblies from running election campaign.
Babar Awan said that the notification of the ECP is a violation of constitution.
He appealed the court to bar the ECP from taking notice and issuing judgment against PTI leadership.
The court barred barred Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from taking action against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and ordered the Attorney General (AG) to appear before the court on the next hearing.
The court adjourned the hearing until May 15.