Pak government will consult legal experts to declare Imran Khan’s party as ‘banned’: Home Minister Rana Sanaullah
Islamabad: Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that the government plans to consult experts to start the process of declaring Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party as a “banned” organisation. Sanaullah’s statement came at a time when the police claimed to have seized arms and petrol bombs from the residence of former Pakistan Prime Minister Khan in Lahore. Khan, who came from Lahore to Islamabad on Saturday to appear before a district court here, came under fire from the country’s ruling coalition. While Khan was in Islamabad, 10,000 armed personnel of the Punjab Police launched a major operation at his Zaman Park residence in Lahore, arresting several of his supporters and claiming to have recovered weapons and petrol bombs.
According to reports, Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sanaullah told a press conference on Saturday that the government will consult with its legal team to assess whether to initiate proceedings to declare the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party a banned group. May go. Sanaullah said, that ‘terrorists were hiding in Zaman Park. Weapons, petrol bombs etc have been recovered from Imran Khan’s residence which is enough evidence to file a case against PTI for declaring it a terrorist organization. Government plans to initiate process to ban Khan’s party But the minister said that ‘declaring any party as banned is mainly a judicial process. However, we will discuss the issue with our legal team.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif appeared to agree with his niece and PMN-L’s senior vice-president Maryam Nawaz’s claim that Khan’s party is a “terrorist organisation”. Significantly, Khan was on Saturday allowed to return without indictment by a local court here after appearing outside the court premises in a corruption case. Maryam took a jibe at the court for making Khan appear before him in the Toshakhana case and said, “I am surprised that he calls himself a leader.” Leaders are not afraid of going to jail and accountability. Only thieves and terrorists panic. The fear of arrest shows that the cases against him (Imran) are correct.
Law Minister Azam Nazir Tarar told reporters that in his 30-year professional career as a lawyer, he had never seen a court taking the signature of a suspect in a vehicle to mark his appearance as in the case of Imran Khan. Happened in Tarar said, “Don’t make fun of your judicial system.”