Islamabad: The Election Commission has declared the PTI Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan ineligible, declared his National Assembly seat vacant and initiated military action against Imran Khan while passing the decision on Tosha Khana reference. Also ordered.
A five-member bench headed by the Chief Election Commissioner gave a unanimous decision.
Foolproof security arrangements were made on the occasion while the Election Commission courtroom was filled with a large number of journalists, lawyers and party leaders. Among the leaders were Fawad Chaudhry, Asad Umar, Umar Ayub, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Sherry Mazari, Faisal Javed, Malika Bukhari and others.
In its decision, the Election Commission disqualified Imran Khan for the crime of concealing assets in the Tosha Khana reference and ordered criminal action against him. After the decision, Imran Khan ceased to be a Member of the Assembly and the Election Commission also declared his National Assembly seat vacant.
The Election Commission declared that Imran Khan was involved in corrupt practices, he is being disqualified under Article 63 OneP for submitting a false statement, and criminal action should be initiated against him.
The Election Commission declared Imran Khan guilty of misdeclaration and said that Imran Khan deliberately submitted false returns to the Election Commission and did not disclose the gifts received in the returns. The amount was not disclosed.
The judgment said that the bank records submitted by Imran Khan were inconsistent with the value of the gifts, the stand he took in his reply was vague, he also concealed facts in the returns for the financial year 2020-21, which resulted in They violated Sections 137, 167 and 173 of the Election Act.
According to the Tosha Khana reference document against Imran Khan, Imran Khan received gifts worth 142.2 million 42 thousand rupees from Tosha Khana.
Imran Khan paid Rs 3 crore 81 lakh 77 thousand of these gifts and did not pay the gifts worth Rs 8 lakh. Imran Khan’s wife received necklaces, rings, rings and bracelets worth Rs.
In the reference document, the original value of the watch acquired by Imran Khan is 85 million rupees, the actual value of the cuff links is 56 lakh rupees, the original value of the pen is 15 lakh rupees and the original value of the ring is 87 lakh rupees.
Earlier, in view of the fear of arrival of PTI workers or a possible riot, strict security was deployed around the entire area and especially around the building, while tear gas shells and other necessary equipment were also deployed for the personnel. was delivered. Apart from the police, FC and Rangers personnel were also deployed for security on this occasion.