The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday issues orders to the Inspector General of Punjab (IGP) to produce Journalist and Anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan by 22nd May 2023.
According to the details, Lahore High Court Chief Justice heard the case for the recovery of anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan and asked the Inspector General of Punjab (IGP) directed to produce him till May 22.
During the proceedings, the Chief Justice instructed the Inspector General (IG) of Punjab to submit a written response during court hours regarding the raid on Imran Riaz Khan’s residence.
“It should be told why Imran Riaz’s house was raided, what was the purpose and what was wanted to be done,” the court said.
The court directed IG Punjab to produce the anchorperson on May 22 as the court expressed its commitment to reaching on a conclusion in this case, ensuring justice.
The court adjourned the hearing until May 22.
The first information report (FIR) of Senior journalist and anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan has been registered on his father’s complaint.
As per details, the DPO Sialkot said that the abduction FIR of Senior journalist Imran Riaz Khan was registered at the Civil Line police station.
He said that abduction sections are included against unknown persons and a committee comprised of IT specialists and police officers has been constituted for the release of Imran Riaz Khan.
Remember that PTI leaders, workers and some journalist are being arrested back-to-back after violent protests erupted on 9th May following the arrest of party chief in the Al-Qadir Trust Case.
The PTI chief was taken into custody in the Al-Qadir Trust case by Rangers from Islamabad High Court where the former premier had gone to seek bail in multiple FIRs registered against him. The former prime minister was taken in black Vigo and shifted to NAB office Rawalpindi by the law enforcement agency.
The PTI chairman was going for biometric at the IHC when he was taken into custody.
After PTI Chief arrest Violent clashes broke out across Pakistan. The protests were held in remote and major cities in result Army installations and Corps Commander’s house in Lahore came under attack during a protest of PTI workers.
Dat after his arrest Supreme Court of Pakistan declares Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan’s arrest “illegal” by NAB in the Al-Qadir Trust case.
The three-member bench comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Athar Minallah in the supervision of CJP Umar ata Bandial, while hearing the former prime minister’s plea against his arrest in the Al-Qadir Trust case, termed Imran Khan’s arrest by Rangers from inside courtroom “illegal” and ordered his immediate release.
The Top court also ordered the PTI chief to appear in Islamabad High Court tomorrow for his case hearing.
After which Islamabad High Court (IHC) barred authorities from arresting PTI Chairman Imran Khan in all cases, even those are undisclosed, registered across the country until Monday (May 15).
The court also granted protective bail to PTI chief in three terrorism cases registered against him in Lahore and stopped authorities from arresting him till May 17 in any case registered in Islamabad after May 9.
What is Al-Qadir Trust case
The Ex-Premier, along with his wife Bushra Bibi and other PTI leaders, are facing a NAB inquiry related to a settlement between the PTI government and a property tycoon, which reportedly caused a loss of 190 million pounds to the national exchequer.
As per the charges, the Imran Khan and others accused allegedly adjusted Rs50 billion — 190 million pounds at the time — sent by Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) to the government.
They are also accused of getting undue benefit in the form of over 458 kanals of land at Mouza Bakrala, Sohawa, to establish Al Qadir University.