Imran Khan, Pakistan’s former prime minister and head of Pakistan Teliku-e-Inserf (PTI), was arrested by Rangers on Tuesday in a corruption case. Imran Khan was reportedly arrested in a corruption case in an Islamabad court. “Imran Khan has been arrested in the Qadir Trust case,” said Islamabad Police’s official Twitter account, referring to the transplant case. PTI leader Musarrat Cheema said in a video message on Twitter, “They are torturing Imran Khan…they are beating Khan Sahib.” Told. “Imran Khan’s car was besieged,” said Khan’s aide Fawad Chaudhry, but did not confirm his arrest. Information Minister Mariyum Aurangzeb did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request to confirm the report.
Another of his PTI leaders, Azhar Mashwani, claimed that 70-year-old Khan was “kidnapped” from court by the Rangers. He said the party immediately called for protests across the country.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan Arrested in Land Deal Case
On Tuesday, Imran Khan, the head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was taken into custody by the Islamabad police over a land deal case. Imran was arrested in Lahore’s Zaman Park area after his pre-arrest bail application was rejected by a session court. He was surrounded by a heavy police contingent and taken into custody. Following the arrest, PTI announced a nationwide strike to protest against the move.
Imran has been accused of using his influence to transfer a piece of land belonging to the Auqaf department (a religious endowment) in Lahore to a trust he is affiliated with. However, Imran denies the charges and alleges that the case is politically motivated.
This arrest comes just before Imran Khan was due to lead a ‘lockdown’ of Islamabad to demand an investigation into the Panama Papers leaks, which exposed the offshore wealth of various Pakistani politicians and businessmen, including the Prime Minister’s family members. The government has deployed thousands of security personnel to prevent the ‘lockdown’ and maintain law and order.
The arrest of Imran Khan is expected to escalate tensions in Pakistan, which is already grappling with political turmoil due to the Panama Papers scandal and other problems. It remains to be seen how the situation will develop in the coming days and weeks and what impact it will have on Pakistan’s political landscape.
PTI London calls for an urgent protest to demand the release of Imran Khan at the Pakistan High Commission, 34 Lowndes Square, London.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) London chapter has issued an urgent protest call to demand the release of their party leader, Imran Khan, who was arrested in Pakistan on Tuesday in connection with a land deal case. The protest is scheduled to take place today at 1:00 PM outside the Pakistan High Commission in London, located at 34 Lowndes Square, SW1X 9JN.
Imran Khan, a former cricketer and now the chief of PTI, has been accused of using his political influence to obtain a piece of land owned by the religious endowment department in Lahore and transferring it to a trust that he heads. He denies the allegations and claims that the case is politically motivated.
The news of Imran’s arrest has sparked outrage among PTI supporters in Pakistan and abroad. PTI London has called for a peaceful protest to demand the immediate release of Imran Khan and to show solidarity with him and his party. They are also calling on the international community to support their cause and put pressure on the Pakistani government to release Imran Khan.
The arrest of Imran Khan comes just days before he was scheduled to lead a protest in Islamabad against the government’s handling of the Panama Papers scandal. The PTI has been demanding an investigation into the offshore wealth of several Pakistani politicians and businessmen, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family members. The government has vowed to prevent the protest and has deployed thousands of security personnel in the capital to maintain law and order.
The situation in Pakistan is already tense due to the Panama Papers scandal and other political issues. The arrest of Imran Khan is likely to further escalate tensions and could lead to more protests and unrest in the country. The PTI London’s protest call is a reflection of the anger and frustration felt by many PTI supporters, both in Pakistan and abroad, over the arrest of their leader.
In view of the arrest of Imran Khan, Ms. Zartaj Gul Wazir blocked the traffic of all four provinces at Ghaqzighat
On Tuesday, the arrest of Imran Khan, the chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), sent shockwaves across the country. Khan was taken into custody by Islamabad police in connection with a land deal case, sparking widespread protests and calls for his release.
One of the most prominent voices to join the chorus of those demanding Khan’s release is Zartaj Gul Wazir, a PTI leader and member of the National Assembly of Pakistan. In a bold move, Ms. Wazir took to the streets and blocked the traffic of all four provinces at Ghaqzighat to demand that Imran Khan be released.
Wazir’s actions have been widely praised by supporters of the PTI, who see her as a fearless and outspoken leader who is unafraid to stand up for what she believes in. Many have hailed her as a hero for taking such a bold stance and refusing to back down in the face of adversity.
The protest comes just days after Khan was scheduled to lead a ‘lockdown’ of Islamabad to press for an investigation into the Panama Papers leaks. The leaks revealed the offshore wealth of several Pakistani politicians and businessmen, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family members. The government has vowed to prevent the ‘lockdown’ and has deployed thousands of security personnel in the capital to maintain law and order.
Wazir’s protest is just one of many that have been held across Pakistan in response to Khan’s arrest. Demonstrators have taken to the streets in several major cities, including Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad, to demand that Khan be released immediately.
The situation remains tense in the country, with many fearing that Khan’s arrest could lead to further unrest and political turmoil. The PTI has vowed to continue protesting until their leader is released, and it remains to be seen how the situation will unfold in the coming days and weeks.