Suspension of Imran’s arrest warrant: IHC issues written order

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Saturday issued 1-page written order suspending arrest warrant of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan issued by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in contempt of court proceedings.
A larger bench, headed by Justice Aamir Farooq, comprising Justice Miangul Hussan Aurangzeb and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani suspended the orders, while hearing of the case moved by PTI chief challenging powers of the ECP to initiate contempt of court proceedings against him.
However Imran Khan would submit reply to ECP in contempt of court proceedings against him on September 25, court ordered.
The bench also directed the office to re-list the case for further hearing on September 26.
PTI founding member Akbar S Babar had filed the contempt application against Imran for accusing the ECP of bias and using slanderous language.—APP

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