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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday dropped contempt case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan.
A five-member panel of the ECP headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza dropped the charges after Khan submitted a written apology over his remarks against the electoral body.
According to Geo News,Babar Awan, counsel for PTI chairman, prayed the panel to drop the contempt case against his client.
He informed the Commission that the Islamabad High Court has suspended arrest warrants issued by electoral body against PTI chairman.
Akbar S. Babar, a PTI renegade, had filed contempt case against Imran Khan after the PTI chairman accused the ECP of being biased in the foreign funding case against his party.
During the last hearing, The ECP had issued arrest warrants for Imran Khan as he continued to ignore the summons issued by the electoral body.
Senior PTI leader Jahangir Khan Tareen and other members of the party accompanied Khan as he arrived in the Election Commission building.
Posted at The News