Pakistan Toshakhana Case | Pakistan court said on Toshakhana case against Imran Khan, “It is not hearable”

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday said the Toshakhana case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan was not maintainable. Khan (70) was convicted in the Toshakhana case on May 10 by Additional Sessions Judge Humayun Dilawar, who rejected the arguments that the case was not maintainable. The PTI chief then approached the IHC against the decision, which stayed any criminal proceedings till July 8. Justice Aamer Farooq, while reserving his verdict on the petition on June 23 after resuming hearing in June, listed the matter for after Eid al-Adha. Read this also According to the news of ‘ARY News’, Chief Justice Aamer Farooq said on the case against Khan that it is not hearable. The Toshakhana is a department under the administrative control of the Cabinet Division where gifts given by heads of state and governments of other countries to Pakistani rulers, parliamentarians, bureaucrats and officials are kept. Khan is accused of abusing his position to buy and sell these gifts during his tenure as prime minister between 2018 and 2022. The value of these gifts is over Rs 14 crore (US$635,000). Meanwhile, PTI’s lawyer Gauhar Khan termed the verdict as a “victory”. However, a day earlier, the PTI chief had filed a petition in the court requesting Justice Ameer to be removed from the case. (agency)

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