IHC dismisses PTI plea against ECP proceedings in foreign funding case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday disregarded a PTI’s petition difficult the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)’s proceedings in the foreign funding topic in regards to a pending case in the Supreme Court.

The unmarried member IHC bench of Justice Aamer Farooq, in its judgement that used to be reserved remaining day, stated the ECP used to be approved to scrutinize the accounts of any political birthday celebration.

During the remaining day’s listening to, PTI’s suggest Anwar Mansoor Advocate gave the impression ahead of the courtroom whilst Saeed Ahmad Hassan represented Akbar S Babar.

The suggest for the ECP and Akbar S Babar submitted their replies in the topic.

Previously, the bench had refused to grant keep orders to the PTI against the proceedings pending ahead of the ECP in regards to the birthday party’s foreign funding case.

It could also be discussed right here that on August 16, the ECP rejected the PTI’s plea to grant a keep order in the proceedings following a May eight order the place the ECP stated it had jurisdiction to query resources of birthday celebration budget and that Akbar S Babar had locus standi as he used to be nonetheless a member of the PTI.

The PTI challenged the ECP’s May eight order prior to the IHC and sought directives to restrain the ECP from continuing additional in the topic until the verdict of the Supreme Court.

It additionally prayed the courtroom to claim that the ECP had no jurisdiction to listen to and come to a decision lawsuits filed by personal electorate wondering resources of birthday party price range.

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