In an unexpected turn of events, PTI chief Imran Khan arrested. ho had attended two hearings at the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday afternoon. Was detained outside the courthouse in connection with the Al-Qadir Trust case.
Imran was detained in connection with the case where is alleged that the PTI leader. And his wife received billions of rupees from a real estate firm in exchange for legalizing’s laundered amount of Rs50 billion was discovered. eturned to Pakistan from the UK during the previous PTI government, according to a statement from Islamabad police citing Inspector General (IG) Akbar Nasir.
- Imran allegedly ignored numerous notices to appear in court, according to the interior ministry.
- Imran was “tortured” during the arrest, according to PTI lawyer, and beaten in the head and his damaged leg.
- IHC CJ strongly objects to Imran’s detention occurring on court property and doubts if it was legitimate.
- According to Asad Umar, a six-person committee led by Shah Mahmood Qureshi would decide the following course of action.
- reported protests in a number of cities
The police chief added that Section 144 had been implemented throughout. The capital and that offenders will face consequences while stating situation in Islamabad was “normal”.
Rana Sanaullah About Imran Khan’s Arrested
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah claimed that after receiving multiple notices, Imran had neglected to show up in court. He added that Imran wasn’t tortured and stated the National Accountability Bureau was responsible for IK arrest for creating losses to national budget.
Imran was cited as having been charged with corruption and engaging in corrupt behaviour in violation of Section 9(a) of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999.
This development follows the military’s denial of Imran’s claims against DG-C Maj Gen Faisal Naseer. Imran had charged the officer with taking part in the plot to kill him at Wazirabad. In a video address today, Imran reiterated the accusations. The former premier was apprehended after numerous failed attempts to do. So including a police raid at his home in Lahore’s Zaman Park, where he had managed to elude them.
The PTI leader claims that over a hundred cases have been filed against him, ranging from sedition to corruption.
IHC raises questions over legality of Imran’s arrest
IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq ordered the Islamabad police chief, the interior ministry secretary. The additional attorney general to come before the court within 15 minutes after PTI lawyer Faisal Chaudhry first confirmed the news of Imran’s arrest.
The Chief Justice of the IHC claimed that he was acting with “restraint” and issued a threat to “summon” the prime minister in the event that the Islamabad police chief failed to appear in court.
Come to court and explain to us why and in which case Imran was detained, Justice Farooq commanded.
The Islamabad IG, the assistant attorney general, and the interior secretary all came before the court as the hearing resumed.
The IHC CJ remarked angrily, “We told you to appear in court within 15 minutes but you came after 45 minutes.”
In response, the Islamabad IG said he had learned of Imran’s arrest via the media. Presented the arrest warrant for the PTI head in court informed judge that man had been detained connection with a case involving corrupt practises.
However, Imran was not detained by the NAB, according to what the court personnel and I know, Justice Farooq remarked. If the arrest was illegal, he said, “I will issue a suitable order.”
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