Imran Khan’s indictment in contempt case deferred yet again

Imran Khans indictment in Toshakhana case deferred
An anti-terrorist force personnel uses a metal detector to check the area of the Election Commission of Pakistan in Islamabad on August 26, 2008. — AFP
An anti-terrorist power personnel makes use of a steel detector to examine the world of the Election Fee of Pakistan in Islamabad on August 26, 2008. — AFP

ISLAMABAD: Upon Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s failure to look earlier than the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday, the physique deferred his indictment within the contempt case but once more.

The electoral physique’s four-member bench, headed by Sindh member of the fee Nisar Ahmad Durrani, has deferred his indictment again and again as he refuses to look earlier than them.

Khan had attended the listening to for the primary time within the case, which had began in August of the earlier yr. The ECP had initiated proceedings in opposition to him and two different erstwhile high occasion leaders Asad Umar and Fawad Chaudhry.

They had been accused of allegedly utilizing intemperate and contemptuous language in opposition to the fee and chief election commissioner throughout their media interactions on numerous events.

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