PTI calls on CJP Bandial to take suo motu action against govt’s ‘unlawful’ move
- Asad Umar pens letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial.
- Authorities hell-bent to compromise Imran Khan’s liberty, Umar says.
- PTI chief says Khan has fears that he may well be assassinated.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Asad Umar Saturday penned a letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial and requested him to take suo motu understand against the Pakistan Democratic Movement-led executive’s “illegal” movements against his birthday party leader, Imran Khan.
Umar, within the letter, discussed that the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had barred law enforcers from arresting Khan within the Toshakhana case and the Lahore High Court prohibited his arrest in 9 circumstances.
He said that as Khan used to be en direction to Islamabad as of late to seem prior to a tribulation court docket, the Punjab Police stormed his Zaman Park place of dwelling in Lahore, whilst the “doors and walls have been raised to the ground”.
The police have arrested round 40 PTI employees — 4 days once they battled on the similar position when the police had arrived to arrest the previous top minister within the Toshakhana case.
In the existing instances, Umar advised the CJP that he has “firm reasons” to imagine that the state so as to take revenge on the PTI leader is “hell-bent to compromise the liberty of Imran Khan in the most unlawful manner”.
“And it has been reiterated by Imran Khan time and again his life is at stake and he may be taken out in a bid to take his life,” the previous making plans minister wrote.
The prison lawsuits against Khan started quickly after he used to be ousted from Prime Minister’s Office in a parliamentary vote early ultimate 12 months. Since then, he has been challenging a snap election and protecting national protests, and used to be shot and wounded in a type of rallies in Wazirabad on November 3.
Incumbent Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has rejected Khan’s calls for, announcing the election can be held as scheduled later this 12 months.
The PTI leader has additionally filed a an identical plea within the IHC asking the top court docket to prohibit all government — together with the National Accountability Bureau — to no longer arrest him in the end.
Currently, Khan is headed against the Islamabad Judicial Complex the place he’s going to seem prior to Additional Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal within the Toshakhana case.