ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has dismissed references against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen on Thursday.
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Raza Khan announced the verdict and disposed of the references against PTI leaders.
Earlier, reference raising issues of Imran Khan’s off-shore companies, his flats outside Pakistan, income and Bani Gala land was submitted by eight PML-N lawmakers including Daniyal Aziz, Talal Chaudhry and others to National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq.
The speaker forwarded the references to ECP for hearing. PML-N leaders claimed that PTI Chief cannot remain assembly’s member under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution and he should be disqualified. PTI chief Imran Khan had denied all the allegations and submitted a reply, stating that Bani Gala house was purchased after taking loan from Jemima. In a reply, it was also mentioned that Jemima’s loan was paid off by selling London flat. Agencies