Toshakhana case: Court summons Imran on March 30, cancels arrest warrants
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An Islamabad court has cancelled Imran’s arrest warrants and summoned him on March 30 in the Toshakhana case, 24newsHD TV channel reported on Saturday.
The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Zafar Iqbal cancelled PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s arrest warrants in the Toshakhana case.
The PTI chief was to be indicted in the case. the court permitted him to go back after marking his attendance outside the Islamabad Judicial Complex.
The hearing was adjourned till March 30 (Thursday) due to the turbulence and chaos witnessed today as the police and PTI workers clashed.
Imran Khan’s appearance faced a delay in Islamabad as his party workers clashed with police burning down and checkpost and pelted stones at the cops.
The PTI workers also climbed the armoured vehicles which the police brought to the scene, after which the police retaliated as fired tear gas shells at the activists.
Police arrested several PTI workers as Imran Khan reached the Judicial Complex.
Imran Khan’s lawyer Babar Awan moved an application in the court stating that his client wanted to come to the court but intense shelling by police is preventing them to enter the court.
The authorities threw blanket security in the federal capital to avoid any violence. Earlier in a televised address to his supporter, he said he was going to the Islamabad court.
“I want to tell you all that they have made a plan to arrest me. I am the target of a plot to stop me from standing in elections due by October. The point of their attack on my house was not to present me before the Islamabad court. The purpose was to put me in jail."