Pak EC issues non-bailable arrest warrants for PTI chief

Pak EC issues non-bailable arrest warrants for PTI chief

Opposition leader Khursheed Shah advised Imran Khan on Thursday to appear before Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) before police arrest him.

Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan is a proclaimed offender in a case of terrorism, but is not being arrested.

However, as reported by Dawn, party spokesperson, Naeemul Haq stated that they will challenge the ECP's warrant in the Islamabad High Court.

This is the first time the commission has issued non-bailable warrant for him.

Akbar S Babar, a former PTI leader, had filed the case with the ECP seeking Imran Khan's disqualification over allegations that his party was receiving funds from foreign sources.

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The blue WagonR often used by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was stolen from outside the Secretariat here on Thursday afternoon. Kejriwal uses this blue color Wagon R which according to their party resembles their choice of living just like a common man.

The petitioner alleged that Khan received almost $3 million in foreign funds that were collected through two offshore companies.

In a written response that accompanied the documents, Imran said that he had mentioned the transfer of the money from his account to Jemima's in financial documents submitted before the Election Commission of Pakistan in 2003.

Talking to media men outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, he said Imran Khan was running away from judicial proceedings and was not appearing before the courts.

Moreover, the PTI chief has already challenged the ECP's show-cause notice in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), where a three-judge bench, which adjourned hearings till September 20 without granting a stay order against the ECP's show-cause notice or arrest warrant.

Khan and ex-premier Nawaz Sharif have been at loggerhead for years, especially after the Panama Papers scandal in April last year.

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