ECP adjourns Code Violation Case against Imran till 17th

October 5, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday adjourned code of conduct violation case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief for the matter being pending in Islamabad High Court.

A bench of ECP headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Raza Khan heard the case against PTI chief Imran Khan for alleged violation of ECP’s code of conduct in NA-63 and NA-162 by-elections.

Advocate Muhammad Ali appeared before the ECP on behalf of Imran Khan. The counsel told the ECP that PTI had challenged the code of conduct of the commission in high court.

He added that the case was pending before the IHC. He pleaded the commission to adjourn the proceeding till the disposal of the PTI’s petition challenging the code of conduct. Upon this the ECP adjourned further hearing of the case till October 17.