Case registered in opposition to Imran Khan and his activists for obstructing Islamabad Police3 min read
Islamabad Police on Monday registered a case in opposition to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and 150 of his occasion staff for obstructing regulation enforcement company officers from implementing a court docket order in opposition to the ousted prime minister within the Toshakhana case a day earlier.
Islamabad ,UPDATED: Mar 6, 2023 23:28 IST
A Pakistani court docket not too long ago issued a non-bailable arrest warrant in opposition to former prime minister Imran Khan within the Toshakhana case. (File picture)
By Press Trust of India: Islamabad Police on Monday registered a case in opposition to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and 150 of his occasion staff for obstructing regulation enforcement company officers from implementing a court docket order in opposition to the ousted prime minister within the Toshakhana case a day earlier.
A workforce of Islamabad police on Sunday reached the Lahore residence of ousted prime minister Imran Khan to arrest him within the Toshakhana case however returned after assurance from his authorized workforce that he would seem earlier than the court docket on March 7.
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The police confronted stiff resistance from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activists outdoors Khan’s Zaman Park residence in Lahore.
Khan, 70, has been within the crosshairs for getting items, together with an costly Graff wristwatch he had obtained because the premier at a reduced value from the state depository known as Toshakhana, and promoting them for revenue.
The case in opposition to Khan’s chief of employees Senator Shibli Faraz and 150 of his occasion staff, was registered on Monday on the Race Course police station on the criticism of Station House Officer (SHO) Nadeem Tahir, in line with The Express Tribune newspaper.
An Islamabad-based district court docket on Monday refused to withdraw a non-bailable arrest warrant it issued final week in opposition to Khan for his failure to seem within the Toshakhana case.
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The PTI chief had filed an utility within the Islamabad district and classes court docket in opposition to the warrants issued on February 28 after Khan skipped a number of hearings within the case.
Khan has not attended any hearings since November final yr when he was injured in an assassination try at his rally within the Wazirabad space of Punjab.
The former cricketer-turned-politician was granted interim bail by a particular court docket in Islamabad after being shot throughout the assassination try.
He has since obtained extensions on his bail because of medical causes.
Khan was ousted from energy in April after dropping a no-confidence vote in his management, which he alleged was a part of a US-led conspiracy focusing on him due to his unbiased overseas coverage selections on Russia, China, and Afghanistan.
The PTI chief, who got here to energy in 2018, is the one Pakistani Prime Minister to be ousted in a no-confidence vote in Parliament.
Mar 6, 2023