Imran, Jahangir Disqualification Case: ECP adjourns hearing till Jan 10

27 Dec, 2016 2:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of disqualification case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and party leader Jahangir Tareen till January 10.

A five-member bench of the ECP headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Mohammad Raza resumed the hearing of the case

During the proceedings, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Talal Chaudhry’s lawyer Akram Sheikh said that PTI chairman Imran Khan didn’t reveal his offshore company for two years in his assets.

Imran Khan’s lawyer said that the reference is only against the Bani Gala property and the issue of offshore company is additionally raised.

Talking to media outside the ECP, PTI leader Naeemul Haq said that they strongly condemn the conspiracies and requested the CEC not to delay the judgment.

On the occasion, PML-N leader Maiza Hameed said that the PTI is using delaying tactics to avoid the decision.

She went on to say that the government believes in sanctity and sovereignty of national institutions. “The prime minister has presented himself for accountability at every forum,” she added.

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