Judge recuses himself from Imran's plea against FIA notice.

LAHORE -- Justice Ali Zia Bajwa of the Lahore High Court on Monday recused himself from hearing a petition of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan challenging a call-up notice issued by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the prohibited funding case.

The judge recused himself from the matter for personal reasons and sent the petition to the LHC chief justice for placing it before any other appropriate bench.

The former prime minister had filed the petition on Saturday and the FIA issued him the call-up notice for appearing before an investigation team on Nov 7.

The petition contended that the agency had no power to proceed in the matter, especially when the Election Commission of Pakistan...

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