An anti-terrorism court docket in Islamabad cancelled the bail of former top minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan in three cases on Tuesday.
ATC Judge Abul Hasnaat Zulfiqar introduced the reserved verdict, which mentioned that Imran’s bail is being cancelled because of his absence from court docket.
The PTI leader had sought bail in two cases lodged towards him at Khana Police Station and one at Bharakahu Police Station .
Imran used to be arrested on August 5, 2023, after a district and classes court docket in Islamabad sentenced him to three years in jail for failing to expose main points of Toshakhana items. Judge Humayun Dilawar delivered the decision at the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) grievance towards the previous premier.
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“His dishonesty has been established beyond doubt,” Judge Humayun Dilawar wrote in the ruling. “He has been found guilty of corrupt practices by hiding the benefits he accrued from national exchequer wilfully and intentionally.”
This is the PTI chief’s 2nd arrest in three months. He is recently serving time in Attock Jail.
Last week, an ATC in Lahore brushed aside Imran’s bail in seven cases whilst an responsibility court docket in Islamabad rejected his bail utility in a 190 million pound graft case.
Over 150 cases had been introduced towards the previous premier since his ouster from place of job thru a vote of no-confidence in April 2022.
Eyes on caretaker PM
Meanwhile, talking to the media after an look ahead of an ATC in Islamabad on Tuesday, PTI stalwart and previous international affairs minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi mentioned that tensions between political events are escalating.
It is as much as intervening time Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar to do justice, mentioned Qureshi, including that feminine staff and supporters of the PTI will have to be launched.
Refusing prison get right of entry to to the PTI leader can be an injustice, he added.
Qureshi claimed that Kakar isn’t Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party’s selection (PPP). Referring to former defence minister Khawaja Asif’s feedback throughout a contemporary news section, Qureshi mentioned that the 2 mainstream events, main the coalition govt shaped below the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) banner, had agreed on Dr Muhammad Malik.
The PTI will dangle a core committee assembly lately, mentioned Qureshi, including that the beleaguered birthday party expects Kakar to shape a “neutral” cupboard and dangle “free and fair” elections.