ECP rejects PTI’s plea to halt party funding case proceedings

ISLAMABAD – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday rejected an appeal filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to stop the proceedings on foreign funding case until the same kind of case is decided by the Supreme Court.

The ECP in its decision, reserved earlier today, directed the PTI to submit its details regarding party funding by September 7.

A five-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retired) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan resumed the hearing of plea against a case filed by former founding member of PTI Akbar S. Babar.

Counsel for PTI Anwar Masood asked the ECP to discontinue the case proceedings as the same kind of case is being heard by the Supreme Court against his client.

To which, the ECP chief said the party should submit a petition citing its request to the Supreme Court.

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