PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued notice  to former chief minister and PTI leader Pervez Khattak and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman over use derogatory remarks against other political parties.

The ECP summoned him to appear before a committee and explain use of derogatory words in media speeches.

PML-N leader and former railway minister  Saad Rafique accused PTI chairman Imran Khan and ex-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) chief minister Pervez Khattak of abusing political opponents.

Notice are served to Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and former National Assembly speaker Ayaz Sadiq for using foul language against political rivals during election campaigns. The politicians have been asked to appear before the commission on July 21.