Thursday June 16, 2022

IHC Declares Verdict Of Conducting PTI Foreign Funding Case Within 30 Days Null And Void

Islamabad: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday declared a verdict of holding PTI funding case in 30 days as null and void.

The IHC has announced the verdict on the PTI’s intra-court appeal in which conducting of PTI funding case in a month has been declared null and void.

It is said that in the verdict there is no space of doubt on the Election Commission Commission of Pakistan (ECP) so that every party will be behaved in a same way.

The IHC in its judgement said that the ECP will dispose off cases related to all parties in a appropriate timings.

“We have no doubt that the ECP will treat all parties equally,” the verdict announced by a division bench comprising CJ IHC Athar Minallah and Justice Babar Sattar.

It said that the ECP has not yet issued an order in any case and a representative of the commission has assured indiscriminate action against all parties.

The written verdict said that the ECP representative shared that the action in the prohibited funding case is being carried out under Political Parties Order 2002 and the appeal against the applicant (PTI) is being pending since 2014.

“The action against other parties was initiated later and we have also sought details of their accounts from the State Bank of Pakistan,” the ECP official said.

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