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Imran Khan tells court docket docket ‘third assassination strive’ in opposition to him afoot

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By Press Trust of India: Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday suggested the Lahore High Court (LHC) {{that a}} third assassination strive has been hatched in opposition to him and sought to quash all political circumstances in opposition to him, saying widespread court docket docket appearances will endanger his life.

Khan has filed a petition throughout the LHC requesting it to quash all 121 circumstances registered in opposition to him in a number of cities of the nation on quite a few costs like treason, blasphemy, committing and inciting violence and terrorism. According to the petition, the circumstances have been instituted on political grounds. Khan, 71, appeared sooner than the LHC amid extreme security. During the case listening to, he requested the court docket docket to allow him to speak.

The court docket docket acceded to his request.

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Khan, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) event chairman suggested the court docket docket that his life is in danger. “Regular appearances in courts will expose my life to danger. I survived two assassination attempts on my life — one in Wazirabad, Punjab, and the other at Islamabad Judicial Complex Islamabad where the ISI had taken charge of the building,” a court docket docket official suggested PTI quoting Khan as saying.

“They (a reference to powers that be) want to kill me and a third assassination attempt is in the offing,” Khan suggested the court docket docket. He acknowledged in 70 years of his life, there was not a single case in opposition to him and all these circumstances had been filed after he was ousted as prime minister in April closing 12 months.

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The official acknowledged the five-member bench of LHC headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi directed Khan to hitch police investigations into these circumstances on May 5. “The court did not entertain the request of Khan to appear before the police investigation through a video link. However, the court will resume its hearing on May 8,” the official acknowledged.

Earlier, Khan claimed that he had acknowledged an entire of ‘six people’ throughout the nation in a video who wished to kill him.

“Among the six, three are those whom I had named in the FIR after an assassination attempt on my life in Punjab in November last year,” Khan acknowledged on Thursday. After the November 3 gun assault on his rally throughout the Wazirabad area (some 150kms from Lahore) by which he suffered bullet accidents to his leg, Khan blamed Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah and ISI’s prime officer, Major General Faisal Naseer, for hatching a plot to assassinate him.

“Interior minister (Sanaullah) says my life is under threat from foreign agencies. Let me make it clear to the entire country that the only threat to my life is from the 3 people I named after the Wazirabad assassination attempt. Same 3, + 3 more I have identified in a video statement, tried to eliminate me on March 18 in ICT Judicial Complex,” Khan acknowledged in a sequence of tweets.

“If any attempt is made now on my life, these same people will be responsible. Just as they tried to pin the blame for the Wazirabad attack on a religious extremist – a mere smokescreen – they are now trying to create another deception of foreign agencies,” he acknowledged.

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