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Arrest Imran Khan, orders Pakistan's Election Commission
- PT Foreign Desk
Arrest Imran Khan, orders Pakistan's Election Commission



ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has cracked the whip and ordered the Islamabad police to arrest rising superstar of Pakistani politics, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, and produce him before it on September 25.

Imran Khan has been charged with committing contempt against the Election Commission under Section 103-A of the Representation of Peoples’ Act (Ropa), 1976, but the former cricketer turned politician has been claiming that the Commission does not have powers of contempt.

Allegations of favouritism have been flung at the election panel openly in the past.

The Election Commission has now also ordered the Islamabad Advocate General to conduct contempt proceedings.
 

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