PTI Challenges ECP’s Jurisdiction In Contempt Of Court Case

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Published on July 10, 2017 by admin6

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) legal counsel Babar Awan remarked on Monday that Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) does not have jurisdiction to hear contempt of court cases, while presenting initial arguments in case against party chief Imran Khan.

A five-member ECP bench, led by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza, was hearing the case pertaining to contempt of court by Imran Khan over the petition filed by Akbar S Babar.

During the proceedings on Monday, Babar Awan argued that only Supreme Court and high courts have the jurisdiction over contempt of court case.

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