ISLAMABAD: After being granted pre-arrest bail from an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in a terrorism case against him, former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said that terrorism case has been made against him for speaking against the torture on PTI leader Shahbaz Gill.
The PTI chairman told the media after the hearing that Shahbaz Gill was confirmed to be tortured while in police custody, “I said action would be taken against IG, DIG and the magistrate who knew Shahbaz was tortured and still sent him back to the flesh. bet.”
Imran Khan said that an attempt was made to arrest the head of the biggest party through terror laws. “Pakistan is being mocked globally and an impression of banana republic has been created,” he said.
He clarified that he spoke regarding legal action at the Islamabad rally. Khan added that all of them are afraid of the PTI’s force as they are on a winning streak during by-polls. “They are bent on trying for a technical knockout against me to save their skins,” he said.
Earlier, Khan appeared in person before the court where ATC judge Raja Jawwad Abbas granted him pre-arrest bail till September 1 and barred police from arresting him till then.
ATC accepted the former prime minister’s request for bail on Rs 100,000 bail.