ISLAMABAD: The Political Election Payment of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday booked its reasoning on an appeal against its scrutiny committee’s order to maintain the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) monetary documents trick.
These papers include the mainly secret 23 PTI financial institution declarations revealed on the guidelines of the State Bank of Pakistan. The order may have considerable effects for the long pending international financing instance submitted by PTI’s starting member and petitioner Akbar S. Babar in November 2014.
In its February 9 order, the ECP examination board had mentioned that besides other reasons, the files might not be shown to the petitioner as the participant (PTI) objected to it.
Tuesday’s hearing was chaired by Principal Political election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja and three ECP participants retired Justice Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi, Nisar Ahmed Durrani and also Shah Muhammad Jatoi were part of the bench.
PTI’s advice Syed Khawar Shah stated the event’s financial papers might not be shared as the obligation of proving prohibited financing resided the petitioner.
He said the documents looked for were not public ones as well as disputed the ECP orders that allowed access to all records under scrutiny. The counsel claimed that when the ECP orders were passed no considerable papers were submitted to the scrutiny committee.
Petitioner’s advise Syed Ahmad Hassan Shah made exhaustive references to the previous ECP orders as well as the law that validated the petitioner’s access to all PTI papers, which are now with the analysis board.
Mr Shah stated that it was a right under the law of a participant of a political party to access all financial records of the event.