The local court of Islamabad summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan in a personal capacity today in the Tosha Khana case.
Tosha Khana case will be heard in the District and Sessions Court Islamabad today, the court has summoned Imran Khan today.
In the notice, Chairman PTI has been ordered to appear in person.
The local court has made it clear in the notice that legal action will be taken in case of non-appearance.
Arguments were called in the court of Additional Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal on the request of the Election Commission to schedule an early hearing of the Tosha Khana case.
The next hearing of the Tosha Khana case is scheduled for April 29, but the Election Commission has filed a request to schedule the hearing early due to the delay in the court proceedings.
Background of the Toshakhana case
The Tosha Khana reference filed for the disqualification of former Prime Minister Imran Khan was sent to the Election Commission by the Speaker of the National Assembly on the request of 5 members of the National Assembly of the ruling party.
In the reference, it was alleged that Imran Khan did not declare the income earned by selling gifts from Tosha Khana as assets.
The reference filed under Article 63 of the Constitution has demanded the disqualification of Imran Khan under Article 62 1F.
During the hearing of the case, Imran Khan’s lawyer, Barrister Ali Zafar, had taken the stand that disqualification under 62 OneF is only the jurisdiction of the judiciary, while according to the Supreme Court, the Election Commission is not a court.
It should be remembered that the leader of Muslim League (N) Mian Nawaz Sharif was also disqualified for life in a similar case under the same clause of the constitution. was accused of