5 Mar 2023

Imran Khan Case: Police Arrive With Warrant But Could Not Find Former Pakistan PM At Residence

Lahore: Police on Sunday arrived at the residence of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan at Zaman Park in Lahore to take him into custody over his continued absence from court hearings in Toshakhana case.
Former Prime Minister Khan, 70, has attended the hearing in the Islamabad Sessions Court three times in this case.
Media reports suggested that Khan received expensive gifts from abroad during official visits when he came to power, which were deposited in the Toshakhana. Later he bought the same at a discounted price as per the relevant laws and the same were sold at a huge profit.

The police said –We did not meet Imran. The notice was received by former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on behalf of Imran.

Imran attacks PM and former Army Chief

On the other hand, Imran Khan has tweeted and attacked Pakistan's PM Shahbaz Sharif and former Army Chief General Bajwa. He said- what will be the future of such a country where miscreants are made rulers. Shehbaz Sharif was about to be found guilty of money laundering of Rs 8 billion and corruption of Rs 16 billion. That's why General Bajwa postponed the hearing and made him the Prime Minister.

Khan evading arrest: Police

Islamabad Police today said in a series of tweets that the operation to arrest Khan is being carried out in coordination with the Lahore Police. The PTI chief is ‘evading arrest.’ The Superintendent of Police went to Imran Khan’s room but he was not present.
"Legal action will be taken against those obstructing the execution of court orders," the police said.
Meanwhile, footage aired on television showed officials of the Islamabad Police as well as the Punjab Police being stopped outside the Zaman Park residence by PTI workers.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for the PTI chief on February 28. When he did not appear in person for the indictment. On the same day, four cases were heard in the court in person and he got bail in three cases.

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