In a major relief to former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Islamabad High Court on Friday suspended till March 18 the non-bailable arrest warrant issued against him. Now Imran Khan will be able to appear in the lower court. The lower court is hearing the Toshakhana case against the former prime minister.
Passing the order, Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Amir Farooq also directed the sessions court and the capital police to provide adequate security to Imran Khan. Imran Khan, embroiled in legal entanglements, is resisting arrest in the Toshakhana case and holed up inside his Zaman Park residence surrounded by hundreds of supporters.
Explain that in the Toshakhana case, a district court of Pakistan had issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Imran Khan on February 28 and directed the Islamabad police to bring him to the court on March 18.
Imran lives in the posh Zaman Park area of Lahore. Policemen who came here to arrest Imran Khan in the Toshakhana case on Tuesday clashed with his supporters. Khan supporters were preventing the police from arresting their leader. During this, more than 60 people were injured in the clash.
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