ECP Summons Imran In Toshakhana, Funding Cases.

ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yesterday issued two notices to PTI Chairman Imran Khan in the prohibited funding case and ToshaKhan case and summoned him on different dates of the current month.

The electoral watchdog, in a prohibited funding case, summoned Imran Khan on August 23. 'The case titled 'Notice to Chairman PTI in terms of Rule 6 of Political Parties Rule 2006, in compliance of judgment by the commission dated August 2 in case title Akbar Sher Babar' has been fixed for hearing on August 23, at 10am,' according to the ECP website.

The ECP has recently announced the verdict of prohibited funding case pending for the last eight years. According to the verdict, the party had received foreign funds.

The ECP in its judgment noted that the party 'knowingly and wilfully' received funding from Wootton Cricket Limited, operated by business tycoon Arif Naqvi. The party was a 'willing recipient' of prohibited money of $2,121,500. The ECP said that the party 'knowingly and wilfully' also received donations from Bristol Engineering Services (a UAE-based company), E-Planet Trustees (a Cayman Islands private registered company), SS Marketing Manchester (a UK-based...

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