PTI Chairman Imran Khan declined to oblige the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) regarding the letter asking for details after the verdict. in foreign funding case, it turned out on Wednesday.
Earlier this month, the FIA formed five members team supervise the investigation teams of relevant zones investigating a matter relating to the election commission of Order of Pakistan (ECP) in case to block PTI funding.
According to NewsThe FIA sent a letter to Imran dated 12 August asking for details. of in total funds provided by PTI national as well as international companies and business firms.
The message says that the watchdog also asked about something else financial details from the PTI chief, as well as details such as list of in partyx office-bearers, record of donors and who managed PTI bank Accounts.
imran, in response to a letter dated August 16, sent through PTI lawyer Anwar Mansoor Khan, Amne Baig, Deputy director of FIA Commercial Bank Circle in Islamabad.
Letter, copy of which the available with Dawn.comsaid the FIA sought to “act and get jurisdiction on What are you call a decision of ESP”, but this added that August 2 decision was “in fact audit report”.
He argued that the Supreme Court of Pakistan held in number of cases where the ECP was an administrative body, instead of court or tribunal and thus his decision was not an order, but only a report.
Therefore, the letter addedECP cannot refer to the FIA or any other body play on the foundation of its report, and thus the agency did not have jurisdiction to enforce it.
“The notice issued is otherwise contrary to the provisions of FIA law,” the letter says.
It is said that no matter what of above, the FIA is “in bad faith and for the reasoned intent and reasons chosen to require PTI to submit to your jurisdiction, and give documents to you. The letter stated that the notification was not valid due to “lack of FIA of powers and jurisdiction” and should be immediately withdrawn no later than two days later.
“Otherwise we have been instructed to continue against FIA and you in court of law,” the letter said.