Magistrate on Saturday issued an arrest order for PTI Chairman Imran Khan. A magistrate at Islamabad’s Margalla Police Station issued the arrest warrant in the case against the PTI leader that was filed on August 20 for making threats against Additional District and Sessions Judge Zeba Chaudhry.
Four PPC sections—506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 504 (intentional insult with a purpose to incite a breach of peace), 189 (threat to injure public servant), and 188—are included in the FIR (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant).
For his contentious comments regarding the female judge made at a rally in Islamabad on August 20, the former prime minister is now being charged with contempt.
Because Khan failed to show up for court, the judge issued an arrest order for him. Hours after submitting an affidavit in a contempt case against him to the Islamabad High Court, wherein he acknowledged that his criticism of Chaudhry “might have crossed a line” and stated that he was prepared to apologize to her “if she got the impression” that he had done so, arrest warrants were issued.
Sources claim that a team from Islamabad Police has been sent to Bani Gala to apprehend the PTI leader.
However, according to insiders, Ali Amin Gandapur, a former federal minister, and Khan have left their home for an undisclosed location.
Following the issuance of the warrants, Khan departed Bani Gala under strong protection, according to the sources, who also stated that he was escorted out by police officers from Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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