Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is showing earlier than an anti-terrorism courtroom (ATC) for a listening to relating to an assault on Pakistan Tv (PTV) headquarters in 2014, DawnNews reported on Tuesday.
Khan, who is likely one of the accused in 4 instances associated to the assault, is predicted to file an attraction for a bail within the ATC. He was granted an interim bail in all 4 of the instances final yr; nevertheless, his request for the case to be transferred to a civil court was turned down by the courtroom in December.
Earlier within the morning when the listening to commenced, Khan’s lawyer Babar Awan had not appeared earlier than the courtroom as a consequence of his engagements within the Supreme Courtroom. His assistant lawyer, Shahid Gondal, had appeared on his behalf.
ATC decide Shahrukh Arjumand had adjourned the listening to till 12pm.
In 2014, Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Tahirul Qadri staged a serious rally in Islamabad towards alleged rigging within the 2013 election and the Mannequin City tragedy, which had seen as many as 14 individuals killed and one hundred others injured when police attacked Qadri’s residence throughout an ‘anti-encroachment’ operation.
Khan had threatened to close down the complete nation in what was perceived as a bid to topple the federal government. The protest had continued for a report 104 days.
On Sept 1, 2014, whereas the sit-in was nonetheless ongoing, Senior Superintendent of Police Asmatullah Junejo had been crushed up by protesters on Structure Avenue as they stormed the PTV headquarters and the precincts of the Parliament.
A case had been registered towards Khan, Qadri, and others for torturing SSP Junejo and 5 different cops. Each leaders had been declared proclaimed offenders and arrest warrants were issued against them.
The ATC had declared Khan a proclaimed offender and issued non-bailable warrants for his arrest in November 2015.
In November 2017, the PTI chief had finally surrendered before the ATC in 4 instances relating to the 2014 sit-ins after the courtroom ordered confiscation of his movable and immovable belongings.
After the give up, the courtroom had withdrawn his arrest warrants and granted pre-arrest interim bail to the PTI chief.
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