Exemption from muscle
Along with this, the court had also exempted former Prime Minister Khan from appearing in the court today. Chief Justice Farooq also questioned about registration of FIR regarding Khan’s arrest from the court premises. The Attorney General replied that the decision of the Supreme Court is pending in the matter. Last week, the Islamabad High Court, while granting bail to Khan (70), had stayed his arrest in all cases registered after May 9. Also, the court had asked him to approach the Lahore High Court on May 15 for further relief.
Many cases filed against Imran
Several cases have been registered since Khan stepped down from power in April last year. Khan alleges that all the cases are politically motivated. Meanwhile, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday reserved judgment on Khan’s plea seeking bail in all cases registered against him in Punjab province following his arrest in the Al Qadir Trust case last week. . Khan was arrested on May 9 by the National Accountability Bureau in the Al Qadir Trust case. The court granted him anticipatory bail for two weeks.
Imran made serious allegations
The Supreme Court declared Khan’s arrest from the Islamabad High Court premises illegal and referred the matter to the Islamabad High Court. Meanwhile, Khan on Tuesday alleged that those who had set arson during the protest against his arrest on May 9 were “premeditatedly sent among the protesters”. Has “consistently” told his party workers that “whatever the provocation, they should only protest peacefully”.