A district and classes court docket in Islamabad on Tuesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for PTI Chairman and deposed greatest Imran Khan over his continuous absence before the choose in the Toshakhana (gift repository) case.Imran’s attorney had confident Additional Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal on the last listening to that his customer, whose indictment had already been deferred twice in the beyond, could appear earlier than him on Tuesday.
Earlier in the day, the PTI chairman, observed by way of his birthday celebration supporters, reached Islamabad’s judicial complicated to appear earlier than the courts to face the prohibited investment and terrorism charges towards him.
However, the sessions courtroom, wherein the PTI leader had to appear within the Toshakhana reference and an attempted murder case, is positioned in F-eight Kachehri, that is around a half of-an-hour power faraway from the judicial complex.
During the court cases of the Toshakhana reference, Imran’s legal professional requested the decide to delay the listening to via another five days.
However, the Election Commission of Pakistan attorney contested the request, arguing that it turned into of no subject to the court where Imran changed into coming from.
He puzzled that if the PTI leader may want to seem in other courts, why now not this one.
Imran’s attorney argued that he was not able to offer Imran before the courtroom.
However, he introduced that if his client controlled to leave the judicial complicated in time, he could appear earlier than the court.Judge Iqbal, irked with the aid of the attorney’s declaration, expressed his dismay that Imran could seem before other courts inside the judicial complicated but now not on this one.
“Charges are going to be framed right here so he should appear right here. Once they were framed he may additionally depart,” the decide introduced.
The court later went into recess.
After the proceedings resumed, the judge, whilst issuing the non-bailable warrants, adjourned the listening to until March 7.
The PTI leader then reached the Islamabad High Court, which granted him pre-arrest bail until March nine in an attempted homicide case.
IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq also ordered him to put up a surety bond of Rs100,000.
PML-N leader Mohsin Ranjha lodged a complaint claiming that a shot fired by a Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa police guard of MNA Saleh Mohammad outdoor the ECP on Constitution Avenue on Oct 21 closing year – during protests that erupted after the electoral watchdog disqualified Imran in the Toshakhana reference – became “an strive on his life”.
He alleged that the K-P police shield completed the “assault” at the behest of the PTI leader.