ECP adjourns TLP funding case till Jan 2


ISLAMABAD: A three-member team of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) registration and funding case till January 2, after serving a notice to TLP chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi.

The commission was informed that the TLP chief was in a protective custody and he received the previous notice.

The case was heard by commission members Abdul Ghaffar Soomro, Justice (r) Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi and Justice (r) Shakeel Ahmed Baloch.

In the last hearing on Thursday, a five-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza, issued another notice to the TLP chief and instructed the district election commissioner to ensure that the orders are obliged to as neither Rizvi nor his counsel appeared before the commission.