Toshakhana Case: Former PM of Pakistan Imran Khan convicted in Toshakhana case, had sold expensive gifts received from abroad

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Toshakhana Case: The troubles of former Pakistan PM Imran Khan, arrested in the Al Qadir Trust University scam, are not ending. An additional sessions court has framed charges against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman in the Toshakhana case, hours after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) termed his arrest as ‘legal’. Punishment can also be announced soon.

The Toshakhana case was filed against Imran Khan following the decision of the Election Commission of Pakistan. He was accused of selling expensive gifts from the government treasury at cheap prices. These gifts were received from abroad. Imran’s third wife Bushra Biwi is also an accused in this case.

What is Toshakhana Case?

The Toshakhana case was filed against Imran Khan in August 2022. Imran was accused of not sharing details of Toshkhan gifts in the annual asset submission to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

Then, the ECP disqualified Imran from holding public office for a short period. Not only this, Imran is also accused of dishonesty, fabricated information and making false declarations. Later, Imran told the Election Commission that he had bought all the gifts for Rs 2.15 crore. He got Rs 5.8 crore on selling. But it was revealed that this amount was more than 20 crores.

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