Imran Khan records statement with police in ATC cases
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan recorded his statement with the police on the orders of an anti-terrorism court docket (ATC) in connection with the PTI and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) 2014 protest sit-in.
The ATC is listening to 4 cases towards the PTI chief together with assault on state tv constructing, the Parliament and SSP Asmatullah Junejo.
Final month, Imran Khan, via his counsel, had surrendered himself earlier than the ATC, which then permitted the PTI chairman’s bail for Rs200,000 in every case. The court docket had earlier issued non-bailable warrants towards him and declared him a proclaimed offender as he had not appeared in any listening to.
The court docket had additionally ordered Imran Khan to cooperate with the investigation and get his statement recorded earlier than police.
The PTI chief appeared earlier than police on Sunday and recorded his statement in Secretariat Police Station.
He is because of seem earlier than the ATC on December 7.
The 2 ‘political cousins’, Imran Khan and PAT chief Tahirul Qadri face costs of destroying property in the Purple Zone, attacking the state TV channel’s constructing and injuring SSP Junejo throughout the 2014 protests.
In August 2014, violence broke out in the federal capital when PTI and PAT supporters tried to interrupt a police cordon and storm the PM Home, utilizing cranes to take away barricades.
The clashes between police and protesters resulted in the deaths of three folks and accidents to over 560. Of the injured, 77 have been safety officers deployed in the Purple Zone, together with SSP Junejo.
The choice to march to the PM Home was taken after talks between the federal government, PTI and PAT had failed to finish the impasse over the resignation of then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The 2 events have been protesting ‘rigging’ in the 2013 Common Elections.