Imran moves LHC against FIA in foreign funding case.

LAHORE -- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday approached the Lahore High Court (LHC) challenging a call-up notice issued by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the foreign funding case.

In a writ petition filed through Intizar Hussain Panjhuta, the former prime minister contended that the FIA had initiated an illegal inquiry with ulterior motive after a show-cause notice to the party raising objections regarding funds deposited in the personal bank accounts of the leaders/employees of the party.

He stated that the FIA issued him a call-up notice for appearance before an investigation team on Nov 7. He termed that the impugned notice unlawful, without jurisdiction and politically motivated.

The petition argued that the agency had no power to proceed in the matter, especially when the Election...

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