The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday clarified that it did not provide the Mercedes car for for PTI Chairman Imran Khan to appear before the court.
On 11th May, a three member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial ordered the IG Islamabad police to present PTI Chief Imran Khan with in an hour, two days after he was arrested by NAB from the premises of Islamabad High Court in the Al-Qadir Trust case.
After the Top Court’s orders the PTI chief was brought in a black Mercedes amid tight security and he was taken inside the court through the judges’ gate. After which Imran Khan’s Court Appearance in a Mercedes Becomes a Hot Topic in the News
Supreme Court in its clarification said Islamabad Police had arranged the Mercedes for transporting Imran Khan in compliance with the bench’s direction.
It added that Imran Khan’s appearance was delayed by over an hour since the police were arranging for his safe transportation to the court.
Imran Khan’s appearance in the Mercedes didn’t sit well with government leaders, who claimed it was a favour extended to the PTI chief.