ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notice to PTI chairman Imran Khan on a disqualification reference against him and has linked the case to PTI funds.

The petition seeking disqualification of Imran Khan came up for hearing before ECP on Tuesday.

The counsel for the petitioner said, Imran Khan has filed incorrect certificate in respect of party funds, therefore, he does not fulfil article 62 and 63 of the constitution. Imran Khan collected funds through prohibited sources.

He told the commission that PTI collected funds amounting to 2,992,000 USD with the support of Imran Khan from 2001 to 2013 through illegal sources.

The ECP issued notice to PTI chairman Imran Khan after hearing the arguments from the counsel of petitioner and adjourned the hearing of the case till December, 01.