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Financial settlement with wife Jemima isn’t ECP’s concern, Imran tells SC


Imran Khan with Jemima Khan. PHOTO: FILE

Imran Khan with Jemima Khan. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has stated that the problem of cost to Jemima Goldsmith for Bani Gala residence was a matter between a husband and a spouse, and therefore is just not declarable to any authority.

In his supplementary concise assertion submitted to the highest court docket, Imran stated he had by no means modified his place relating together with his place on Bani Gala residence.

In line with the PTI chief, the problem had been settled between him and his former spouse between June 30, 2003 and July 1, 2002, leaving nothing to be declared to any authority, together with the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP).

Any funds made by Rashid Khan, a detailed good friend to the PTI chairman since 1994, regarding the remittances by Jemima had been additionally settled, he added.

Imran requires early elections

The assertion added that the London condo was bought on April 14, 2003. There have been no international property to be declared earlier than the ECP or Federal Board of Income (FBR) as there have been no property in London on the deadline i.e. June 30, 2003, of the respective assertion.

The petitions, filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Hanif Abbasi final yr, search the PTI chief’s disqualification for presenting “contradictory statements concerning the possession of Bani Gala land and misstating the get together’s international funding sources”.

ECP’s verdict on contempt petition

In the meantime, the PTI chief submitted his response to the ECP, contending that he didn’t commit contempt of court docket.

The ECP, after receiving the response by Imran’s lawyer Babar Awan, postponed the listening to until September 27, whereas deciding to announce the decision on the identical day.

The petitioner’s counsel argued that the PTI chief had not tendered apology and will use an acceptable phrase for an apology.

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