Election Commission heard the case related to Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf’s alleged foreign funding.Chief Election Commissioner said two new members will be inducted in the committee, set up to probe PTI funding as the previously appointed two officers have recused themselves.
He said the new members will be appointed in next couple of days and the committee will start investigation from April 3.The commissioner directed both the parties to appear before the committee on the same date.
Talking to journalists outside the election commission, PTI’s founding member Akbar S. Babar said that PTI Chief Imran Khan is not appearing before institutions for the last three years.He questioned that whether Imran is above the law of the land.
In another case, Anti-terrorism Court in Islamabad accepted the exemption plea of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan in SSP torture case.
The hearing was presided over by judge Shahrukh Arjumand. Imran Khan’s lawyer Shahid Naseem Gondal appeared before the court and requested exemption from hearing for his client.
The judge while approving his request to grant exemption from personal appearance adjourned the hearing till April 10.