Babar Awan named as lawyer of Imran Khan in contempt of court case

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan has changed his counsel in the contempt of court case in the Election of Pakistan (ECP), he will now be represented by Advocate Babar Awan.

The PTI lawyer in the case hearing on Tuesday informed the ECP about change of the PTI counsel.

The ECP had last week rejected Khan’s response to the case and gave him another chance to submit a fresh reply within the week but Imran Khan failed to submit his reply in the hearing today.

Chief Election Commissioner asked the counsel about Imran Khan’s reply in contempt of court case. The PTI counsel said that the reply has been prepared and Babar Awan Advocate will file it before the ECP.

The CEC told the lawyer that the ECP did not need Imran Khan’s response and would pass an order without it.

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