Lahore: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived at his residence here early Saturday morning after a protracted standoff with authorities in Islamabad during which he was forced to stay in the courthouse over security despite being released on bail in a number of cases. . The Islamabad High Court on Friday granted him a two-week protective bail in a corruption case and barred the authorities from arresting the former Pakistani prime minister in any case registered anywhere in the country until Monday.
Three different positions in the High Court of Refugees granted relief to the 70-year-old Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief who was escorted to the court amid tight security.
Before leaving for Lahore after he obtained comprehensive bails from the International City for Humanitarian Services in a number of cases related to treason and violence, and one of the cases related to the corruption case of the “Qadir Trust Fund” in which he was arrested earlier this week, Khan Islamabad police were allegedly forced to stay more than three hours in court over security details.
He left the courthouse after a lengthy confrontation with the authorities. Upon reaching his residence in the Zaman Garden here, Khan was greeted by a number of cheering PTI workers who sprinkled rose petals on his car, danced to the beat of drums and set off huge fireworks.
They also chanted slogans in support of Khan and against the ruling PML-N coalition.
PTI released a video of Khan entering the house where he was greeted by his sisters and other family members and inquired about his health. Khan, who is calling for early general elections, faces more than 120 cases across the country.
In a video message from his office, the PTI chief said, “Islamabad Inspector General of Police Akbar Nasir did his best to keep me in the Capital High Court. They wouldn’t let us leave for three hours, saying the situation outside was dangerous.” The car in which he was traveling back to Lahore.
He said he told his IG that he was going to tell the whole of Pakistan that he was kidnapping him and at that point he let him go.
Interior Minister Rana Sanallah It was announced earlier that the government might take Khan into protective custody which made the PTI chief and his aides skeptical about the IG’s action.
The Islamabad Police also issued a statement saying that providing security is a bilateral matter that requires the cooperation of the subject.
“Imran Khan did not cooperate with us in the security arrangements, and therefore he is responsible for his actions. If anything happens to him (Khan), the state institutions will not be responsible,” the statement read.
Khan was arrested on Tuesday by the Rangers Pakistan In the building of the International Humanitarian City in a corruption case, which led to unrest in Pakistan that continued until Friday, in which dozens of people were killed and dozens of military and state facilities were destroyed by demonstrators.
For the first time in the history of Pakistan, protesters stormed the Army Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi and also set fire to a corps commander’s house in Lahore.
Police put the death toll in the violent clashes at 10 while Khan’s party claimed that 40 of its workers were killed in shootings by security personnel.


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