The Islamabad High Court ordered Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan to be produced in the trial court on oath in the Tosha Khana criminal case, and remarked that Imran Khan’s non-bailable arrest warrant will remain in force.
The Islamabad High Court has given the verdict in Imran Khan’s warrant case, in which Imran Khan has been ordered to present his sworn statement in the trial court.
The Islamabad High Court has disposed of Imran Khan’s petition to suspend the warrant, and ordered that Imran Khan file his petition in the Sessions Court, and the trial court to consider the affidavit as per law.
Yesterday, Imran Khan’s legal team filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court against the non-bailable arrest warrant of Imran Khan in the Tosha Khana case, requesting the cancellation of the warrant and an urgent hearing.
The registrar office had objected to Imran Khan’s request that Imran Khan’s biometric was not done.
This morning, Imran Khan’s lawyer Khawaja Haris reached the Islamabad High Court and requested the court to hear the case today, Chief Justice Amir Farooq remarked that this court had heard the request and given the direction, but it is a pity what happened.
The Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court said that there were objections to your request, I will fix it now and then the hearing will be held, I will hear the case by fixing it.
Lawyer Khawaja Haris said that you should listen to us, we will satisfy the court according to the law.
Justice Amir Farooq said that this court has given relief to you, but the situation is in front of you, relief was given earlier, but what happened to the court orders, the orders were not implemented, we will see what the results can be.
Chief Justice Islamabad High Court directed Imran Khan’s lawyers to remove objections.
Imran Khan’s lawyer Khawaja Haris said that the situation in Lahore is in front of you.
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On which Chief Justice Amir Farooq said that what is happening is your own opinion, the court had given an honorable way, it was not followed.
The court overruled the objections to the request for cancellation of the warrant of former Prime Minister Imran Khan and directed to set it for hearing, on which the hearing was held.
The Chief Justice while instructing to remove the objections on the application, remarked that those who have not got the tickets or the remaining small objections should be removed, while I am removing the biometric and signature objections, the objections should be removed even in half an hour. So I am here, in the order I am writing to remove the objections within three days, but if you remove the objections now, then I am here.
Hearing after disposal of objections
All objections to Imran Khan’s warrant cancellation request were removed.
When the hearing started, Imran Khan’s lawyers Khawaja Haris, Barrister Gohar, Ali Bukhari and others appeared in the court.
Khawaja Haris said that the order of March 13 has been challenged, before that the court had suspended the issuance of the warrant by the trial court, the court had directed Imran Khan to appear before the court on March 13, 13 On March, the petitioner could not appear before the court.
On the inquiry of the Chief Justice, Khawaja Haris said that Imran Khan was at home that day.
The Chief Justice said that there is no issue of reissuing the warrant, the court had said to appear on March 13, otherwise the warrant will be restored.
Lawyer Khawaja Haris said that the complaint was filed wrongly, the concerned officer was not authorized to file the complaint, according to the law the Election Commission can file the complaint, the legal requirements were not fulfilled, in this case the process of issuing a warrant is also taken. not correct.
The Chief Justice said that if a summons is issued in any criminal case, is it not necessary to appear in court? Court appearances were still required.
Imran Khan’s lawyer said that what is happening in Lahore is very sad, Imran Khan has given an undertaking that he will appear in the next hearing, the issuance of warrant is only for attendance in court.
The Chief Justice said that the honor and dignity of the courts is very important. It should not be that the law is not equal for all. What is happening in Lahore, what face are we showing? We used to hear that this happens in tribal areas, what are we telling the world that we will not follow the law? In this case, there is no remand, only arrest and presentation.
Khawaja Haris said, “But where will they be arrested and kept four days ago?”
Advocate General Islamabad said that if Imran Khan does not come even on March 18, there will be no charge frame on Khawaja Sahib.
Chief Justice Amir Farooq said that the workers of a political party are attacking the police, this is an attack on the state, the policemen are doing their duty on behalf of the state in Lahore, the attackers are also our children, is there any police in the UK? Who can touch the uniform?
The Additional Attorney General said that if the previous undertaking had been implemented, all this would not have happened today.
Chief Justice Amir Farooq said that I will find a workable solution for this, if there is education and familiarity with the law in the society, this does not happen.
After the arguments were completed, the court reserved its decision on the request to suspend the arrest warrant of Imran Khan.
Later, giving a safe decision on the application, the court ordered to present the affidavit of Imran Khan in the trial court.
The court ordered that Imran Khan should file his petition in the Sessions Court, and the trial court would consider the affidavit as per law.
It should be noted that on March 7, the Islamabad High Court suspended the arrest warrant of Imran Khan and ordered him to appear before the trial court on March 13, but Imran Khan did not appear, after which his arrest warrant was issued again. .
It should be noted that after Imran Khan’s non-bailable arrest warrant was issued, the team of Islamabad Police along with a heavy contingent of Lahore Police is present at Zaman Park since last day, where they are facing resistance from PTI workers.