Court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran in threatening judge case
A district and periods court docket in Islamabad on Monday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for PTI chairman Imran Khan in a case relating threatening feedback towards Additional Sessions Judge Zeba Chaudhry.The case towards the previous high minister turned into registered on August 20, 2022, with Margalla police station inside the federal capital over his feedback at a rally in F9 Park wherein he warned Additional District and Sessions Judge Zeba Chaudhry and police excessive-u.S.A.Of dire consequences for what he referred to as their “biased” attitude closer to his celebration.
Imran alleged that Judge Zeba knew that incarcerated party leader Shahbaz Gill became tortured, however she did now not launch him on bail. The former foremost turned into booked in a terrorism case at the criticism of Islamabad Saddar Magistrate Ali Javed for threatening the extra classes judge.
The listening to these days become presided by means of Judge Rana Mujahid Rahim, who advised the police to arrest the ousted most effective and present him earlier than the court by using March 29.
The choose brought that the courtroom will pay attention arguments on a petition seeking Imran’s dismissal from the case at some point of the following listening to.
During the proceedings earlier these days, the decide had warned Imran of issuing arrest warrants as the court rejected his request for exemption from appearance over security worries.The PTI chief become summoned through the court docket these days handy over the case copies to him. Presiding over the hearing, Justice Rana rejected an software filed by using Imran’s attorney searching for an exemption from appearance citing protection issues.
“If Imran fails to appear earlier than the court docket for the duration of operating hours these days then a non-bailable arrest warrant can be issued towards him,” said the judge because the court went into recess.
The Islamabad High Court had earlier said it have been glad by means of Imran’s try to tender an apology to the judge and retracted its display-reason note in October, but, Islamabad Civil and Sessions Senior Judge Rana Mujahid Rahim had in December issued a note to the PTI chief after police submitted their rate sheet in the case to the court docket.It may be cited that the court docket has previously overruled the prosecution’s requests for issuing arrest warrants to Imran and granted him go away on scientific grounds.The Islamabad High Court (IHC) is hearing the disqualification case towards the previous high minister for no longer affirming his alleged daughter, at the same time as the periods court has summoned the PTI leader in a non-public capability in a case referring to criminal proceedings after the Toshakhana verdict.
A large bench of the IHC led by using Chief Justice Aamir Farooq will pay attention the disqualification case against Imran for no longer maintaining his alleged daughter Tyrian White.
Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani and Justice Arbab Tahir are also included within the bench. The court docket has issued a be aware on a citizen’s request to amend the petition and has asked for arguments on the admissibility of the petition.
A citizen named Sajid had asked the court docket to declare Imran ineligible over the matter.
On the alternative hand, Judge Zafar Iqbal will behavior the extra session of the Toshakhana crook complaints case.
The session court has constant Monday because the date of Imran’s indictment.
The high court has ordered to proceed with legal action on Imran’s non-look within the sessions courtroom.