Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan were given bail within the Jinnah House assault case. In a huge comfort, Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) granted bail to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief until June 2. Further, the court docket also directed Khan to take part inside the research.
Earlier on May 17, the Cantonment army police opened the historic Corps Commander Lahore House known as ‘Jinnah House’ for the general public after it was torched by way of arsonists following the anti-government protests against the arrest of former Prime Minister Khan on May nine. The Jinnah House in Lahore Cantonment become opened to the general public generally to reveal them the harm because of the arsonists to the ‘historical monument’, an reliable of the Punjab government stated. A huge variety of Khan’s celebration people May 9 stormed the Jinnah House and set it on hearth after vandalising it.
Khan changed into arrested on May 9
On May 9, Khan become arrested by paramilitary Rangers on the Islamabad High Court where he changed into attending a listening to for a corruption case. He became arrested just a day after he accused the powerful army of plotting to assassinate him.
Clashes erupted after the arrest of Khan. In addition to this, the violent protesters torched a static aircraft within the Mianwali district of Punjab, the place of birth of Imran Khan and attacked the ISI constructing in Faisalabad.The Army headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi changed into additionally attacked through the mob for the primary time. According to police over a dozen navy installations had been vandalised or torched at some stage in the 2-day violent protests.
Law enforcement organizations have arrested over 7,000 PTI workers throughout Pakistan, 4,000 of them from Punjab for torching and vandalising the civil and army installations after violence erupted inside the wake of Imran Khan’s arrest on May nine in a land corruption case.