Imran Khan | Imran Khan’s party will file a case against Pakistan’s anti-corruption agency

Lahore: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Tehreek-e-Insaf) has criticized the country’s top court for ‘abducting’ him from the Islamabad High Court on corruption charges. Have decided to file a case against the anti-corruption agency. Khan was arrested by personnel of the paramilitary force from the Islamabad High Court on May 9 on corruption charges and put in a prisoner vehicle. In the wake of this development, his party’s supporters staged a massive demonstration across the country. The party also announced filing a murder case against those who opened fire on unarmed people protesting peacefully against the arrest of Khan (70). Also read The unrest in Pakistan following Khan’s arrest by the Pakistan Rangers (a paramilitary force) continued till Friday and claimed several lives. Protesters damaged several government establishments. For the first time in the country’s history, protesters stormed the army headquarters in Rawalpindi and torched the historic Corps Commander’s House in Lahore. Police said 10 people were killed in violent clashes, while Imran’s party claimed 40 people were killed in firing by security personnel. The party will name the home minister, the acting chief ministers of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces, the inspector generals of police of both the provinces and other senior officials in its FIR, the Express Tribune reported. The party has also demanded an independent inquiry into the incidents of vandalism and arson that took place on May 9 by a high-powered commission comprising judges of the Supreme Court. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting of the party chaired by Khan on Sunday. In the meeting, the current political situation, alleged open violation of the Constitution by the present government, suspension of fundamental rights and illegal arrests of party leaders, workers and common citizens were discussed. In the meeting, the abduction of the former Prime Minister from the High Court was strongly condemned and it was decided to register an FIR against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Pakistan Rangers. Meanwhile, former prime minister Khan said democracy in Pakistan is at an all-time low and the judiciary is the only ray of hope for the country. He said, “Attempts were made twice on my life; My house was raided for 24 hours and I was detained.” (agency)

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