PTI Founder Imran Khan Arrested In GHQ Assault Case

Web DeskJanuary 9, 2024
PTI Founder Imran Khan Arrested In GHQ Assault Case

Imran Khan, the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and former prime minister, currently incarcerated in Adiala Jail for multiple cases, has been arrested in the GHQ attack case related to the violent protests on May 9. An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi summoned Khan for this case, along with two other cases involving arson at a metro station and incitement of violence on the same day.

Khan, already in custody, attended the court proceedings through video link due to security concerns. The RA Bazar police station officials requested physical remand for Khan in the May 9 cases, but the ATC judge, Malik Aijaz Asif, declined the request and instructed the police to conduct the interrogation in jail.

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The judge issued notices to the prosecution and defense lawyers to present their arguments and evidence in the next hearing scheduled for January 23, 2024.

In response to the May 9 incidents, the federal government formed a cabinet committee for investigation. The caretaker federal law and justice minister will lead the committee, with other members including ministers of interior, information, and human rights. Additional members can be added to the committee as needed.

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The committee’s terms of reference (TORs) include examining the events leading up to the May 9, 2023 incidents to determine the identity and role of masterminds, planners, facilitators, and executors. It will analyze the causes, determine responsibility, and evaluate the immediate and long-term implications of the events.

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