Judge threatens warrant for Imran over absence in contempt case
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan would possibly face but every other non-bailable arrest warrant as a district and periods courtroom pass judgement on in Islamabad rejected his request for depart over safety issues on Monday.
Previously, the PTI leader had landed himself in prison hassle after making debatable remarks towards Additional Sessions Judge Zeba Chaudhry.
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Although the Islamabad High Court had later mentioned it were happy through Imran’s try to delicate an apology to the pass judgement on and retracted its show-cause realize in October, Islamabad Civil and Sessions Senior Judge Rana Mujahid Rahim had in December issued a realize to the PTI leader after police submitted their fee sheet in the case to the courtroom.
The PTI leader was once summoned through the courtroom nowadays at hand over the case copies to him. Presiding over the listening to, Justice Rana rejected an utility filed through Imran’s legal professional in search of exemption from look mentioning safety issues.
“If Imran fails to appear before the court during working hours today,” the pass judgement on remarked, “then a non-bailable arrest warrant will be issued against him.”
The courtroom then recessed till 12:30pm.
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It could also be famous that the courtroom has up to now overruled the prosecution’s requests for issuing arrest warrants to Imran and granted him depart on clinical grounds.
However, in February, every other decrease courtroom pass judgement on in the federal capital issued a non-bailable arrest warrant towards the previous top minister in the Toshakhana (reward repository) case. The courtroom had rejected Imran’s request for permitting him to skip a listening to for clinical causes when he seemed ahead of the Islamabad High Court at the identical day.
In the judgment, the pass judgement on mentioned that Imran was once in a place to look in this courtroom on Feb 28 as he seemed in different courts however he willfully have shyed away from showing ahead of this courtroom.