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Pakistan anti-terrorism courtroom gives bail to former PM Imran Khan

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By Press Trust of India: Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan on Friday appeared sooner than an anti-terrorism courtroom proper right here and secured an extension to his pre-arrest bail till June 13 in three circumstances along with an assault on a first-rate navy commander’s residence in Lahore, a courtroom official said.

Khan, 70, who appeared sooner than the ATC Lahore amid extreme security, reiterated that he faces “serious threats” to his life.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) get collectively chairman moreover appeared sooner than the Lahore High Court to hunt an extension to his bail inside the murder case of PTI worker Zille Shah. The Lahore High Court has extended his bail inside the case till June 6.

“In the ATC, Judge Ijaz Ahmad Buttar questioned why he (Khan) is not joining the investigation in the case related to the attack on Lahore Corps Commander House known as Jinnah House. Khan told him that he was facing serious threats to his life,” the courtroom official suggested PTI after the listening to.

“He (Khan) said he had requested the investigators to allow him to join the probe through a video link which was declined. The judge however directed him to join the investigation and extended his bail till Jun 13,” the official said.

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Violence erupted all through Pakistan on May 9 when cricketer-turned-politician Khan was arrested by the National Accountability Board (NAB) from the premises of Islamabad High Court in a corruption case. Khan was launched on bail two days later.

Over 20 navy installations and authorities buildings along with navy headquarters in Rawalpindi have been damaged in the midst of the May 9 mayhem that has been termed as a result of the “Black Day” inside the historic previous of Pakistan.

Over 100 cars of police and totally different security firms have been moreover set on fireside in the midst of the violence that left higher than 10 people ineffective.

Khan, however, said over 25 PTI employees have been killed inside the violence and that regulation enforcement firms arrested over 10,000 PTI employees all through Pakistan. As many as 4,000 of them are from Punjab.

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