Arrest warrants have been issued against Khan for failing to appear in court in the Toshakhana case and for allegedly threatening a woman judge while addressing a public meeting here last year.
Non-bailable arrest warrants were issued against former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in two cases on Monday. Arrest warrants have been issued against Khan for failing to appear in court in the Toshakhana case and for allegedly threatening a woman judge while addressing a public meeting here last year.
Meanwhile, a team of Islamabad Police has left for Lahore to arrest Khan for threatening a woman judge. Islamabad’s District and Sessions Court Judge Zafar Iqbal and senior civil judge Rana Mujahid Rahim, who are hearing the Toshakhana case, have been asked by the police to arrest the former prime minister and produce them in court on March 18 and March 21, respectively. instructed.
A case was registered against Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, over his remarks at a rally here in August last year. Khan had warned Additional District and Sessions Judge Zeba Chowdhary and top police officers of dire consequences for their “biased” attitude towards his party. The former prime minister also held him responsible for the treatment meted out to his colleague Shahbaz Gill, alleging that Gill was tortured in judicial custody.
Khan was booked under various sections of the Pakistan Penal Code after the Islamabad High Court initiated proceedings in a contempt of court case against the former prime minister. In September last year, Khan appeared before the sessions judge to personally apologize to Chaudhary. Meanwhile, Khan (70) is accused of buying gifts received during his prime ministership from Toshakhana at throwaway prices and selling them for profit.
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