ISLAMABAD: Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday accredited a petition for listening to relating to allegations of overseas funding to the Pakistan Individuals’s Celebration (PPP), ARY Information reported.
The petition was filed by the ruling political celebration, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), with the intention to maintain an investigation into funding made to the opposition celebration from overseas international locations.
ECP accepted the plea for listening to to scrutinise financial institution accounts of the political celebration.
A particular committee has been established and a discover was additionally despatched to PTI’s legislator Farrukh Habib.
The committee will start continuing of the case on June 20 (Thursday).
Whereas speaking to media, Farrukh Habib mentioned that PPP possesses a political historical past of corruption and it ought to come beneath investigation. He claimed that the investigation will expose PPP’s monetary irregularities.
Earlier in January 2018, Election Fee of Pakistan had despatched the case of overseas funding towards Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) to the probe committee after PTI filed a contemporary petition within the ECP towards the overseas funding of PML-N and Pakistan Peoples Celebration.
Beforehand, the PTI had additionally requested the Fee to scrutinise the rival events’ accounts, confiscate their funds, and refuse them election symbols.