Pakistan: EC issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Imran Khan

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As per the recent reports, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has a non-bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan.

It was reported that the non-bailable warrant was issued against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in contempt of court case.

The five-member ECP Bench was headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza heard the case.

Following this, the Bench has ordered authorities to arrest Imran Khan and present him before the commission on Oct 26.

While in his previous hearing, the PTI Chief has submitted his reply through his lawyer, “I respect the ECP and believe in the supremacy of institutions”.

It was discovered that on September 14, the ECP has issued a bailable arrest warrant against Imran Khan after his failure to present himself for the proceedings.

Babar Awan, PTI member, and Khan’s chief counsel said in a statement, “A new warrant is issued in the same case where a (bailable) warrant was already suspended. We will also look into whether this is contempt of the IHC’s full bench or not, and then (the party) we will challenge it”.

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