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ECP Accepts Apology By Khattak, Sadiq And Fazl

The Election Commission dropped the charges against former chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak, Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq and President MMA Maulana Fazlur Rehman for using indecent language during their election campaigns.

A four-member ECP bench headed by the Chief Election Commissioner announced its reserved verdicts in the cases, warning the politicians not to use foul language in the future.

The ECP also ordered issuance of victory notifications Khattak and Sadiq from their respective constituencies.

Earlier, Khattak appeared before the commission and Sadiq was represented by his counsel Kamran Murtaza and tendered separate apologies to the ECP. Maulana Fazl ur Rehman had already submitted an apology.

Before the bench reserved its verdict on the matter, a clip was also played of the PML-N leader allegedly using derogatory language against political opponents.

A video clip showing Khattak apologizing over his remarks was also played as the verdict was reserved.