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PTI supporter claims she funded party “honest means”

After the election commission of Pakistan (ECP) Declares Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Guilty of receiving “prohibited funds”, donor Binish Faridi expressed concern over “outrageous” verdict on Wednesday.

Faridi who claims to have donated funds to party forthcoming of 2013 election at PTI online official Account, in the video message said she saw her name in a list circulating on social media where it was included in in list of foreign donors.

Contrary to the claim, a PTI supporter said she was a “patriotic Pakistani” living in United Kingdom for in past from 20 to 22 years old.

“I am Pakistani, I was born in Pakistan [….] we feel the pain of Pakistan, we love Pakistan,” she said.

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Calling on the KEC not to “declare patriotic Pakistanis as foreigners”, Faridi added that “we have the right to sue against ESP.

All accounts are “legal”

Meanwhile, PTI senior leader Fawad Chaudhry offered an explanation for 16 party reports that yesterday’s election observer’s verdict called illegal and unannounced.

At a press conference, Chaudhry said that “subsidiary accounts were opened in party leaders’ names ahead of elections and therefore were “announced”.

“Accounting formula – what accountants follow what they don’t do double count,” he said, claiming that 16 counts were in fact subsidiaries and whether they were included in then “would be double check”.

” amount what is included in main the bill has been announced,” he explained, “accountants do not consider amount in subsidiary accounts.

Verdict

Tuesday ECP announced his decision in long-awaited, exciting business of banned PTI funding and ruled that party did indeed receive illegal funding by sending a notice to party asking why means should are not subject to confiscation.

ECP of three bench led by Chief Electoral Commissioner (CEC) Sikander Sultan Raja. announced verdict in a case brought by PTI founding member Akbar S. Babar that has been pending since November 14, 2014.

In its written order, KEK stated that the political party received millions of dollars in illegal funds from foreign countries, including the US, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and Australia.

” office is also aimed at initiating any other action in accordance with the law, in light of this order of Commission,” the 68-page decision says – copies of which the available with Express Tribune.

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Election Observer also declared that 13 ‘unknown’ accounts were found connected with party and material from PTI head Imran Khan was “inaccurate and wrong’.

The fall-out

After the verdict, PTI seemed to have a positive spin on conclusion of eight-year-an old case, insisting that the verdict actually confirmed his own position that it was not given away out foreign funds.

Nonetheless petitioner and founding member of PTI, Akbar Babar, declared PTI “guilty as accused”.

The National Assembly supported with furious attacks on PTI after long-awaited ECP decision in case of prohibited funding, as PML-N leaders called it for legal action to give in former resolution party taste of their medicine while the blues hummed about the “injustice” of the meth out in their hands of judicial branch over “intangible things”.

In addition, the federal cabinet began to consider three options, including the imposition of a ban on led by Imran Khan party.

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Derrick Santistevan
Derrick Santistevan
Derrick is the Researcher at World Weekly News. He tries to find the latest things going around in our world and share it with our readers.

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