Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan made headlines earlier in August when a terrorism case was filed against him for threatening the police, judiciary and several other state institutions. The 69-year-old was subsequently booked under Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, which is for the punishments for acts of terrorism on August 20.
Khan was speaking at a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf rally in Islamabad on Saturday, August 19, where he ‘threatened’ a female judge and several police officers, following which the complaint was lodged against him. Let’s find out everything related to the terrorism case filed against the former Prime Minister.
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As mentioned before, the former Prime Minister was delivering a speech at a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf public rally in Islamabad on August 19. During the address, he threatened to file cases against several senior police officers, a female magistrate, the Election Commission of Pakistan and political oppositions for the treatment of Shahbaz Gill, a close confidante of Khan, who was previously arrested on sedition charges.
He also warned the judiciary of the country against its ‘biased’ attitude towards his party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, and said they should prepare themselves for the consequences.
He also went on to warn additional district and sessions judge Zeba Chaudhry that she would also be facing the consequences. Chaudhry approved the two-day physical remand of Shahbaz Gill following a request from capital police in connection with the sedition case filed against him.
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“Zeba! Be ready, we will take action against you,” Khan allegedly said accordingly to The News International.
The politician also threatened the IGP and DIG of Islamabad by mentioning their names. “IGP and DIG! We will not spare you,” he added.
Following the deposed PM’s comments, a terrorism case was filed against him, however, a lower court granted him arrest protection till August 25. Following a court hearing on Thursday, August 25, Khan was granted interim bail till September 1, against a surety of Rs 100,000.