ECP seeks records of Imran Khan, Haleem Adil Sheikh, Khurram Sher Zaman & Ejaz Chauhdry's anti-CEC remarks from PEMRA.

ISLAMABAD -- Taking notice of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan's remarks against Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. Sikandar Sultan Raja and the commission, the ECP has sought a record of his speech from Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) immediately.

In a letter written to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), the ECP expressed its desire to obtain the complete records of the addresses of the following persons aired on April 26, 2022 on different news channels:

Ex-PM Imran Khan address in Peshawar

Khurram Sher Zaman (MPA Sindh Assembly)

Haleem Adil Sheikh (MPA/Leader of Opposition in Sindh Assembly)

Ejaz Ahmed Chauhdry (Senator PTI)

'You are, therefore, requested to provide recordings of the aforementioned addresses immediately for placing before the commission,' the letter read.

ECP Additional Director General (MCO) Haroon Khan Shinwari wrote to the PEMRA chairperson, seeking a soft copy of Imran Kha and others addressed which were aired on different news channels on 26th April, 2022.

Rejecting Imran Khan's allegation that CEC Dr. Sikandar Sultan Raja was taking decisions against the party 'alone', the ECP termed it as 'wrong and absurd.'

In a separate statement, the ECP said: 'This is completely wrong and absurd.'

The statement came after Khan's scathing criticism of the CEC in a speech in Lahore at the workers' convention on April 27.

'CEC Raja doesn't have the right to serve the post, therefore, he should resign. He alone makes the decisions and all of his decisions are against the PTI," he had said.


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