Lahore [Pakistan]: Following the directives of Islamabad courts to arrest Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, sources stated the Islamabad police will go to Zaman Park within the subsequent 24 hours to arrest the previous prime minister, reported Geo Information.
Notably, a classes courtroom in Islamabad issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Khan in a case of threatening a feminine choose belonging to a courtroom within the federal capital.
Khan was booked in a case for threatening judicial Justice of the Peace Zeba Chaudhry and law enforcement officials at a rally in F-9 Park on August 20, to “terrorise” law enforcement officials and the judiciary, reported Geo Information.
Earlier within the day, Civil Decide Rana Mujahid Rahim launched the three-page reserved verdict and issued non-bailable arrest warrants over Khan’s repeated non-appearance.
The previous prime minister, as a substitute of attending the listening to, filed a plea for an exemption from bodily showing earlier than the choose, requesting permission for becoming a member of the courtroom proceedings nearly through video hyperlink, reported Geo Information.
Determined to place him behind bars, a police occasion from Islamabad earlier within the day flew by helicopter to Lahore to arrest the PTI chairman — who was ousted because the prime minister final yr in April.
The sources advised Geo Information that a number of choices have been taken throughout a gathering between Islamabad and Lahore’s police officers — because the regulation enforcers got here to town for the second time to arrest Khan.
The assembly’s contributors determined that the Islamabad police could be utterly supported and it is going to be ensured that the capital’s cops attain Khan’s Zaman Park residence with no hindrances, sources stated.
“Earlier than Islamabad police go away for Zaman Park, they’ll contact Khan’s chief safety officer,” the sources added.
Two courts have issued Khan’s non-bailable arrest warrants in separate circumstances, nevertheless, he has not appeared earlier than them repeatedly — and as a substitute, held a rally in Lahore, the place he additionally introduced to carry a “historic” rally this Sunday.
In reference to the Toshakhana case, the capital police had arrived on March 5 as properly in Lahore, however they have been advised that Khan was not at his Zaman Park residence, leading to them leaving empty-handed, reported Geo Information.
A district and classes courtroom earlier within the day additionally restored the previous prime minister’s non-bailable arrest warrant within the Toshakhana case.
The Islamabad courtroom had earlier reserved its verdict on a petition filed by the previous prime minister looking for an exemption from the listening to of the case.
Final week, the IHC suspended the non-bailable arrest warrant for Khan issued by the native courtroom issued because of the PTI chief’s steady absence.