After a day’s struggle, the arrest warrant against Imran Khan was canceled
Islamabad: Islamabad Additional District and Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal on Saturday canceled the arrest warrant issued against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in the Toshakhana case. According to reports, the decision was taken after the former prime minister marked his presence outside the Islamabad judicial complex, where the matter was to be heard. But the hearing was adjourned till March 30 due to the disturbance and chaos during clashes between police and PTI workers outside the campus.
Judge Zafar Iqbal said the situation was not conducive for hearing and production, and those who gathered there should leave peacefully. The judge had earlier allowed Imran Khan to leave after marking his presence outside the G-11 judicial complex amid unrest between police and party supporters. Violent clashes broke out between the two sides when Imran Khan’s convoy reached the judicial premises ahead of his appearance before the district and sessions court in the Toshakhana (gift depository) case.
According to reports, the PTI chairman’s vehicle was stopped just 100 meters from the gate of the judicial complex, the police blamed party workers for blocking the route, PTI claimed that Imran Khan’s law enforcers Movement was restricted.