Amid protests over the arrest, Imran Khan’s party calls for an assembly in Islamabad
Imran Khan’s arrest: The Tehreek-e-Insaf party of Imran Khan urged members and supporters to show up at the Judicial Complex in Islamabad at 8 am to protest the party leader’s arrest.
PTI Calls for a gathering in Islamabad
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has directed the party leaders, workers, and supporters to congregate at the Islamabad Judicial Complex at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, asserting that ongoing nationwide protests will continue until the release of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Tweet
Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf posted the following message on its official Twitter account: “Important orders from the party administration: Senior management of Tehreek-e-Insaf and workers and admirers of Islamabad will be gathering at Judicial Complex Islamabad at 8 am. Up until Imran Khan’s release, protests and sit-ins will continue across the nation in their current locations.”
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PTI appeal to uphold the Islamabad High Court Orders
Fawad Chaudhry, senior vice president of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), announced on Wednesday that the party would appeal the Islamabad High Court’s decision to uphold the detention of Imran Khan, the party chairman, before the Supreme Court this morning. The decision of the Islamabad High Court was characterized as “surprising” by Fawad Chaudhry.
Fawad Chaudhry’s Tweet
In a tweet, Fawad Chaudhry stated, “It is unexpected that the high court in Islamabad recently ruled the incarceration of Imran Khan as constitutional, the detain of Imran Khan without offering an option on parole before his detention is illegal, and this action is being questioned in the Supreme Court this morning.”
The Islamabad High Court deemed the arrest of Imran Khan to be “legal”
The leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was detained outside of Islamabad.
Rangers’ appeal of the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) warrant in the Al-Qadir Trust case was heard by the High Court. According to Geo News, the Islamabad High Court on Tuesday deemed the arrest of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to be “legal.”
According to a news report, IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq, who had expressed concerns about the Rangers’ decision to remove Imran Khan from the court’s grounds on Tuesday, announced the reserved decision.
The Al-Qadir Trust case
Imran Khan, Bushra Bibi, and others are being investigated by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for allegedly acquiring hundreds of canals of land under the name of the Al Qadir University Trust, which reportedly resulted in a loss to the national exchequer of 190 million pounds.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) of Britain allegedly sent the government 50 billion rupees (190 million pounds) at the time, according to the charges against Imran Khan and the other defendants, according to Geo News. On December 26, 2019, the politician-turned-cricketer established the Trust for Al-Qadir University Project.
Protests broke out in Pakistan
After Imran Khan’s arrest, protests broke out in Pakistan. PTI employees demonstrated in cities all over the nation, according to Geo News, including Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Multan, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, and Mardan.