Judge Threatening Case: A non-bailable warrant has once again been issued against former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. This warrant has been issued by the District Court of Islamabad in the matter of threatening the female judge, Jeba Chaudhary.
Senior civil judge Rana Mujahid Rahim has directed the police to arrest Imran Khan by March 29 and produce him in the court. Following the order of the court, a team has left for Lahore from Islamabad to arrest Imran Khan.
A district and sessions court in Islamabad on Monday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for PTI chairman Imran Khan for using threatening language against a woman additional district and sessions judge and senior police officers: Pakistan’s Dawn News news from pic.twitter.com/vgzYOZ5nXH
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Imran Khan did not appear in the court
Actually, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf President Imran Khan was to appear in the court on Monday. But, he filed a petition seeking exemption from appearance in the court citing security reasons.
According to a report in Geo News, the court rejected Imran Khan’s plea and issued an arrest warrant. In the court order, Imran Khan has been asked to appear in the court on March 29.
What did Imran Khan say?
Last year in August 2022, Imran Khan along with his special assistant Shahbaz Gill held a political rally in solidarity. In which it was alleged that he was being tortured in custody. During that speech, Imran Khan allegedly threatened Judge Jeba Chowdhary, saying that he should ‘prepare himself as action will be taken against him’.
The case was registered under these sections
Imran Khan after this statement an FIR was lodged against him for threatening the judge. The case is under sections 186 (offence of obstructing a public servant in the performance of public duty), 188 (disobedience to an order duly promulgated by a public servant), 504 (criminal intimidation) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Pakistan Penal Code. was registered under
Imran Khan had apologized
Later, a petition was filed by Imran Khan apologizing to the Islamabad High Court. In the same case Imran Khan was asked to appear in the court on Monday. Following his absence, the court ordered a non-bailable arrest warrant.
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