Big blow to former Pak PM Imran Khan, Islamabad has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant.
Islamabad: Non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued against former PM Imran Khan in Pakistan’s Toshakhana case. The Islamabad Sessions Court has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against him. According to the information, Imran Khan will approach the Islamabad High Court for protective bail against the decision of the sessions court. However, during this time the police stopped Imran Khan’s car at the main gate of the Islamabad High Court.
Earlier today, the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) and the Banking Court granted interim bail to the former prime minister after he appeared in the judicial premises. He got this bail in the cases of prohibited money and terrorism filed against him. ATC judge Raja Jawad heard the terror case and granted bail till March 9 with furnishing of a surety bond of Rs 100,000. Meanwhile, Justice Rakshanda Shaheen confirmed Khan’s bail in the prohibited money case.
Khan has been embroiled in legal troubles for buying gifts, including an expensive Graff wristwatch he had received as the premier at a discounted price from the state depository called Toshakhana and selling them for profit.
70-year-old cricketer-turned-politician was disqualified by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) over “false statements and incorrect declaration” for buying gifts, including an expensive Graff wristwatch, a pair of cufflinks, an expensive pen, a ring, and four Rolex watches that he had received as prime minister at a discounted price and selling them for profit.