Islamabad High Court granted protective bail to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan after Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) booked a prohibited funding case against him.
According to reports, the high court ordered that Imran Khan was granted bail until October 18 for a bond of Rs5,000. The IHC also barred the FIA from arresting him.
Imran Khan also pleaded in court, in his plea stated that FIA has registered a case against him under Foreign Exchange Act and pleaded with the court to grant him protective bail so he can appear before the relevant court.
Meanwhile, the Assistant Registrar IHC Asad Khan raised objections to the plea stating that the applicant has not attested to a copy of the FIR and how can he contact the high court before appearing in the special court.
The IHC assistant registrar also raised objections to the non-biometric of Imran Khan.
Later, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah ruled out the objections raised by the registrar’s office and heard the plea. The Chief Justice Islamabad High Court ordered the Islamabad administration not to harass the plaintiff and ordered him to appear before the court by 3 pm today.
Today during court proceedings high court ordered that Imran Khan was granted bail until October 18 for a bond of Rs5,000. The IHC also barred the FIA from arresting him.