ISLAMABAD    -   The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned former prime minister Imran Khan on Friday (September 23) for violating the code of conducts. The ECP has summoned the PTI chief Imran Khan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan for violating the code of conduct before bye-election in Charsadda.

The ECP had earlier served the notice to both on September 18 for violating the code of conduct.

The commission had also imposed Rs50,000 fine each on both of them and several cabinet mem­bers for violating the by-polls’ code of conduct during public rally of Sept 6 in the provincial capi­tal despite warning.

According to the Para 17 (B) of the code of con­duct states “the public office-holders including the president, prime minister, Senate chairman and deputy chairman, speaker and deputy speaker of any of the assemblies, federal ministers, ministers of state, governor, chief minister, provincial minis­ters, and advisers to the prime minister and chief minister should not attend public meeting of any of the contesting candidates.”