Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday secured bail from the Lahore High Court (LHC) in terrorism cases registered towards him over the violence that ensued at the Islamabad Judicial Complex last week.
A department bench, headed by way of Justice Syed Shahbaz Ali Rizvi, took up the former top minister’s plea seeking protective bail in two terrorism cases after PTI supporters had clashed with the police inside the federal capital.Imran became granted alleviation till March 27.
It may be cited that on Monday, the court docket made it clear that if PTI Chairman Imran Khan seeks comfort in terrorism cases filed towards him, he should seem in court docket on Tuesday (these days).
Imran arrived on the courtroom premises in a as a substitute discrete fashion in advance today.It may be stated that the various multiple hearings, he become scheduled to attend nowadays, one pertained to the security issues Imran had expressed at some stage in his court appearances.
Multiple hearings at LHC
Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh’s court heard a petition towards police operation at Imran’s Lahore residence.
Imran maintained that the police had now not respected the sanctity of his home and that the operation changed into unlawful. The PTI leader asserted that the LHC’s march 17 orders were not accompanied, and sought contempt of court docket lawsuits in opposition to the concerned government.
“My home windows have been damaged, my wife observes the veil and her screams can be heard on digicam, the sanctity of my domestic changed into breached,” Imran advised the court. He also claimed that five of his guards were “taken away and tortured”.
The PTI leader additionally maintained that he had come to court docket “secretly via a hidden course that no person knows and without a convoy”.
“Contempt of court docket court cases might be initiated in opposition to folks that are creating a funny story out of the judiciary on media,” Justice Sheikh remarked adding that “all parties ought to appreciate the courtroom”.
The court docket ordered the government’s lawyer to provide his case on the operation. Furthermore, the decide summoned all respondents, together with IG Punjab and adjourned lawsuits until March 28.
The identical court then heard Imran’s plea seeking details of cases registered towards him and ordered the authorities’s legal professionals to seem till the next day (Wednesday).
Meanwhile, the Punjab authorities’s recommend and Assistant Advocate General raised objections over Justice Sheikh and filed a request for the case to be heard with the aid of every other court.
Irked via the request, the courtroom puzzled on what grounds the Punjab authorities had misplaced confidence within the unmarried bench.
“This [application] is over a previous judgment,” the choose remarked, “if you repeat this again I will pursue contempt of courtroom complaints.”
“Suo motu observe also can be taken,” Justice Sheikh remarked as he advised the authorities to comply with the formerly issued orders and present the facts.
Meanwhile, a -member bench back Imran’s utility looking for protecting bail in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) instances.
The court remarked that a bench already exists that hears NAB-related instances and so counseled Imran to put up the applications to the involved bench rather.
The PTI chairman is likewise scheduled to seem before a courtroom hearing his petition hard his disqualification inside the Toshakhana reference by using the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
A 5-member large bench headed by using Justice Bilal Hassan will preside over the case.