Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan appeared in the Lahore High Court on Friday in a case related to using ‘inappropriate language’ against senior army officers and got bail till April 26. On April 6, the Islamabad police had registered a case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Khan for giving a speech. In that speech, Khan had allegedly used “inappropriate language against senior military officers” (of Inter-Services Intelligence) and put the lives of their families at risk.
The Lahore High Court granted relief to 70-year-old Khan and directed him to approach the concerned court in Islamabad for extension of bail. The former prime minister appeared in the Lahore High Court amid tight security. “Lahore High Court Justice Ali Bakir Najafi granted protective bail to Imran on his request that he join the investigation in the ‘frivolous’ case registered against him by the Islamabad police,” a court official told PTI. want to be.
“The judge granted him protective bail till April 26 and directed him to approach the concerned court in Islamabad for extension of the bail period,” he said. Talking to reporters at the Lahore High Court premises, Khan said that especially The open disobedience of the Supreme Court’s order to hold elections in Punjab by the government has brought disrepute to the country.
He said that the federal ruling coalition does not want elections to prolong its rule, whereas under the constitution, holding elections to dissolve the assembly should not take more than 90 days.
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