Two new cases lodged against Imran Khan, others amid legal woes

admin 1 March, 2023
Updated 2023/03/01 at 10:01 AM
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PTI Chairman Imran Khan pictured during a presser in Islamabad
PTI Chairman Imran Khan pictured during a presser in Islamabad

Cases registered against Khan and 20 other PTI leaders under sections of terrorism, riots and interference in official affairs

ISLAMABAD: Two new cases have been registered towards Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan — who’s already in warm water since the launch of an arrest warrant for him within the Toshakhana case — and others for alleged vandalism outdoor the Islamabad High Court and judicial complex.

The deposed high minister had appeared before the banking court, anti-terrorism courtroom, and district and classes courtroom housed in the judicial complicated in the federal capital, and the Islamabad High Court (IHC), in separate instances.

However, separate cases were registered against Khan and different PTI leaders, on behalf of Koral police station Superintendent Umar Hayat and Ramna police station SHO Rasheed Ahmed.

The FIRs were registered underneath sections of the Anti-Terrorism Act and sections 148 (rioting), 149 (illegal meeting), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public capabilities), 353 (assault or criminal force to discourage public servant from discharge of his responsibility) and 506 ii (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Pakistan Penal Code.

PTI chief Imran Khan and leaders Shibli Faraz, Hammad Azhar and Murad Saeed were nominated most of the 21 birthday celebration leaders and 250 different birthday party workers in the FIRs.

“Imran Khan and other PTI leadership led a charged crowd on the judicial complicated. The human beings inside the crowd held guns, sticks and flags of their palms, while the police and other safety officers had been threatened to kill within the court docket’s premises,” one of the FIR’s read.

It in addition said that the mob entered the IHC’s premises notwithstanding barricades and warnings from the police, and damaged CCTV cameras, benches and different official belongings.

The different FIR related to Khan’s arrival on the judicial complex stated similar expenses.

On Tuesday, PTI Chairman Imran Khan secured intervening time bail in 3 instances, including tried homicide and prohibited funding, even as a periods court docket in Islamabad, however, issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for the previous high minister in the Toshakhana case registered against him.

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