March 25, 2023


Police seal elements of Islamabad and deploy hundreds of officers for the court docket listening to on graft fees.

Pakistan police have entered the property in Lahore of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, officers from his political celebration mentioned, as he made his approach for a court docket look within the capital Islamabad.

The transfer on Saturday adopted days of standoff and intense clashes between police and his supporters across the property, the place police had tried to arrest Khan on Tuesday.

Khan mentioned in a tweet that his spouse was on the property. He was showing in court docket after expressing worry of arrest.

In Islamabad, police sealed off elements of the capital and deployed hundreds of cops for a court docket listening to on graft fees after he evaded arrest for every week amid violent clashes.

Residents close to town’s judicial complicated have been requested to remain indoors, political actions and gatherings have been banned and automobiles have been being checked earlier than coming into the capital.

“Now we have deployed heavy safety to ensure there isn’t any risk to his life,” Islamabad police chief Akbar Nasir mentioned forward of the listening to.

In the meantime, Khan mentioned he has shaped a committee to guide his celebration if he’s arrested.

“I’ve made a committee which can clearly take selections as soon as – if – I am inside” jail, the 70-year-old mentioned in an interview in his Lahore house earlier than heading to Islamabad. He mentioned there have been 94 circumstances towards him.

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