ECP asks PML-N and PPP to submit details on party funding allegations by PTI

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday began hearing Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) petitions accusing the PML-N and the PPP of illegal and unlawful funding.

Faisal Chaudhry appeared for the petitioner Farrukh Habib while Advocate Jahangir Jadoon will represent PML-N and PPP leader Latif Khosa decided to defend his party in the case.

Irshad Qaiser, a member of the bench, asked the PTI lawyer to explain whether complaints could be filed under section 15 of the Political Parties Order (PPO).

The ECP’s five-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice Sardar Raza then adjourned the case until January 8, 2018, asking the PML-N and the PPP to submit their replies by then.

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