The Lahore High Court (LHC) restricted police from harassing the former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan while hearing his plea seeking the details of the cases registered against him and the possibility of a police operation by the government at his Zaman Park residence in Lahore during Eid holidays.
The court earlier reserved its verdict on the petition filed by Khan.
In todays hearing The PTI chairman Imran Khan told the court that the nation know him for fifty years, the party’s only demand is an election and the PTI does not want any confrontation and bloodshed.
He informed the court that when he left his Zaman Park Lahore residence, the police attacked his home. PTI have no other choice but to approach the court, Imran Khan added.
The verdict stated that Khan should be treated according to the law as per the assurance given by the Punjab Government lawyer.
“Imran Khan should not be illegally harassed until the next hearing,” the court mentioned in its verdict.
Earlier Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and ousted prime minister Imran Khan claims that a police is preparing to conduct operation at his Zaman Park Lahore residence.
The Lahore High Court sent the PTI chairman Imran Khan’s plea to Chief Justice Lahore High Court and urged that the case should be heard by a larger bench.
The PTI Chief said that despite court orders, Punjab Caretaker Government making plan to hold police operation at his Lahore Zaman Park residence.
The PTI chief told the court that he is worried that the operation may led to bloodshed as they have done in the recent past.
He said that the PDM government is afraid of the election and he has information that he might be attacked. The PTI chairman urged the court to stop the PDM government from taking such measures.
During the hearing, the PTI chief’s counsel Salman Safdar said that the police should inform the court why they attempting to arrest Imran Khan.
It is important to mention here that a report submitted with the IHC, last month, showed the former prime minister is booked in 29 cases in Islamabad.
The details submitted by the State Counsel revealed that 28 cases were registered against the former prime minister at different police stations in the capital city while he was booked in one case by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).