The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday adjourned the listening to of a reference for the disqualification of Imran Khan over not disclosing Toshakhana items in the ECP until September 7 subsequent on the request of extra time to put up an answer.
Barrister Ali Zafar, a attorney for Imran Khan, did now not show up earlier than the ECP, and, in his place, his assistant Barrister Gohar seemed and adopted before the ECP panel that one more week used to be required to put up an reply by using Imran Khan in the case.
“Ali Zafar is in Lahore, and therefore, he ought to now not be consulted,” Barrister Gohar said.
“Everything is part of the record already. It have to no longer take so an awful lot time,” the chief election commissioner (CEC) stressed.
“We will strive to post the reply until the subsequent hearing. I am asking for the time in a personal capacity,” Barrister Gohar replied.
The ECP gave Imran Khan time until September 7 to post his reply and adjourned the hearing.
It is to be mentioned right here that Imran Khan had sought time for submitting his reply in the reference on the third consecutive hearing.