- PTI lodges international funding case in opposition to JUI-F
- Requests ECP to summon Maulana Fazl and inquire about funding
- Petition contains transcript of TV interview of former JUI-F chief admitting to the occasion taking international funds
ISLAMABAD: The PTI filed a international funding case in opposition to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) within the Election Fee of Pakistan on Monday.
An software for it was submitted to the ECP by PTI MNA Farrukh Habib. It says former JUI-F senior chief Hafiz Hussain Ahmed admitted in an interview that JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman and different occasion leaders steadily visited Libya and Iraq and obtained funding from there.
A transcript of the interview is included within the petition.
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Habib mentioned, in his petition, that Hafiz Hussain Ahmed confessed that JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman took funds from Libya and Iraq.
Maulana Khan Muhammad Sherani needs to be known as, Habib mentioned, including that Fazl has to disclose the place he obtained funding from.
The ECP has summoned 19 events, Habib mentioned, suggesting Fazl ought to submit receipts to the ECP.
PM Imran Khan says these making an attempt to lure PTI now trapped themselves
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had given instructions for presidency spokespersons to show the Opposition’s propaganda and mentioned that these making an attempt to lure the PTI in a international funding case at the moment are trapped themselves.
The instructions from the premier got here whereas presiding over a gathering of presidency officers the place they apprised PM Imran of issues associated to Broadsheet, the international funding case and crackdown on land grabbers.
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The prime minister mentioned the federal government’s place within the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) proved to be appropriate.
The international funding case has now grow to be a key agenda of the Pakistan Democratic Motion’s (PDM) anti-government marketing campaign, which they imagine will assist them dethrone Imran Khan. The Opposition events are demanding the ECP to not delay the case any additional.
Whereas explaining the federal government’s view, PM Imran mentioned that he needed a clear and truthful investigation into the Broadsheet matter.