Imran Khan PTI refuses to give info to FIA in the foreign funding case

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ISLAMABAD – Former prime minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan said that he was not accountable to give any information to the federal investigators within the prohibited funding case.

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In a written response to the FIA’s notice, the former prime Minister and PTI chairman, politician Imran trashed FIA’s request to give his banking details, maintaining that he is not answerable to the investigation agency.

The reply to the notice was sent by former attorney person general Anwar Mansoor Khan on behalf of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its chairman Imran Khan.

Furthermore, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran khan warned the federal fact-finding agency of proceedings if it failed to withdraw the notice in just 2 days.

Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan termed the notice ‘malicious’, expressing that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) does not have the authority to require action under the Political Parties Order 2002. He further added that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued a report and not a call within the prohibited funding case.

The details come because the investigation agency sought-after details of PTI’s bank accounts from the party chief under the investigation into foreign funding.

It ought to be noted that Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Commercial Bank Circle had asked Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan for details relating to bank accounts.

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) earlier formed a special observance team, for a close probe into the prohibited funding case against the previous ruling party.

Imran Khan aforementioned that the election commission of Pakistan (ECP) cannot issue orders to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) or the other body that supported this report.

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan additionally said that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) does not have the authority to require action under the Political Parties Order 2002, and added that the notice additionally contravenes the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Act.

He added that The Supreme Court has declared the Election commission of Pakistan (ECP) as a social unit in many choices and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is neither a court nor a judicature.

Earlier this month, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) formed a five-member special observance team, increasing the scope of inquiry into the prohibited funding case against the previous ruling party to the whole country.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had moved to the court against the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for taking action following the ECP’s finding within the prohibited funding case. However, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had disposed of the petition.

On August sixteen, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) set to make a bigger bench on the choice of the ECP’s prohibited funding case against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

On August two, The Federal Government set to put many members of the former ruling party of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on the no-fly list because it believed that they might escape abroad when ECP’s findings within the foreign funding case.

It seems to be a tit-for-tat move because the former government earlier placed Shehbaz Sharif’s name on the Exit Control List (ECL) within the previous regime.

The development comes because the federal cabinet flocked along after a much-delayed finding by the electoral body.

Reports in the media recommend that the Sharif-led administration set to place Imran Khan, ex-governors of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh, on the no-fly list as PTI received ‘prohibited funds’ from foreign nationals and corporations primarily based outside the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) additionally declared that ‘unknown’ accounts were found connected to the party and also the submissions by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan were ‘inaccurate and false.

The former Prime Minister Imran Khan had in person issued certificates to the Election commission of Pakistan (ECP) concerning Article 13(2) of the PPO to the result that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) does not receive funds from prohibited sources, which means that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is not a foreign-aided organization.

The Election commission of Pakistan (ECP), in its finding, additionally expressed the party violated Article 17(3) (3) of the Constitution because the PTI did not declare 3 bank accounts operated by the party’s senior leadership and also the concealment of sixteen bank accounts by the party was a “serious lapse”.