IHC allows ECP to proceed against Imran for violating code of conduct

23 Jul, 2018 2:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday allowed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to proceed against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan for the alleged violation of a code of conduct.

A single bench comprised of Justice Amir Farooq conducted hearing. The IHC restored Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) show cause notice to PTI chief for violating code of conduct in by-poll. The electoral body has issued the show cause notice to the PTI chief for holding rallies in Lahore, Sahiwal and Lodhran during by-polls despite holding a public office.

The PTI, later, challenged the notice in IHC. A single bench comprising, Justice Amir Farooq, conducted hearing in the case and the reserved verdict on April 26.

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