Jailed ex-PM Imran Khan cites Delhi CM Kejriwal’s bail example in Pakistan SC, here’s why

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Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has invoked the case of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal getting bail to marketing campaign forward of India’s common elections, as he complained earlier than the Supreme Court in regards to the mistreatment meted to him in jail.

Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has invoked the case of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal getting bail to marketing campaign forward of India’s common elections, as he complained earlier than the Supreme Court in regards to the mistreatment meted to him in jail.     

During his look on Thursday earlier than a five-member Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Qazi Faez Isa in a case associated to amendments to the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO), the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman complained of the “victimisation” that he confronted since his ouster from energy in April 2022.     

Justices Aminuddin Khan, Jamal Khan Mandokhel, Athar Minallah, and Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi additionally sat on the bench.     

Justice Minallah remarked that it was unlucky that Khan was in jail as he was the top of a big occasion with hundreds of thousands of followers.     

Khan, complaining of oppression towards him, identified that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was launched on bail by the apex courtroom forward of the Indian common elections for campaigning for his occasion however he was dealing with oppression in Pakistan which was underneath undeclared “martial law”.     

Khan,71, complained that he was convicted inside 5 days to maintain him away from the overall elections which had been held on February 8. Khan additionally expressed dismay over the Supreme Court’s judgment rejecting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s authorities plea requesting the dwell streaming of the case.     

“You wrote [in the judgment] that I did political point scoring during the last hearing. I did not get it, what political scoring did I resort to,” the PTI founder requested the CJP Isa.

 At this, Chief Justice Isa stated a decide doesn’t owe an evidence to anybody over the decision. “You can file a review petition,” the highest decide stated.     

He additionally requested the previous premier to talk solely in regards to the pending matter earlier than the courtroom.    

Lamenting political victimisation, the PTI founder stated the Supreme Court ought to appoint a md for the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the anti-corruption watchdog.     

“When the Opposition and government fail to evolve consensus on the name of NAB chairman appointment then a ‘third umpire’ makes the decision,” he stated, including that the anti-graft physique is working underneath the “third umpire”.     

Addressing the PTI founder, Justice Minallah stated: “Khan sahib, there was no purpose to declare the NAB amendments invalid.”     

Khan stated he was at present dealing with NAB inquiries and known as for enchancment in the anti-corruption physique.     

After Justice Minallah reminded Khan in regards to the concern of the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner, he stated restoring the modification would assist him in the NAB circumstances, nonetheless, the nation “will become bankrupt”.     

CJP Isa additionally barred the PTI founder from citing Islamabad High Court (IHC) verdict in the cipher circumstances and stated the attraction in the case may be filed in the apex courtroom.     

“Why did not you oppose the NAB amendments in Parliament,” requested Justice Rizvi.     

Khan cited the circumstances and stated his authorities was toppled by way of conspiracy and that he didn’t need to reply to the “conspiratorial government” in Parliament.     

Khan additionally requested the courtroom to check the amenities given to him in jail with the amenities given to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.     

However, in a lighter vein, Justice Mandokhel stated the elder Sharif was not in jail for the time being, “Do you want us to send him to jail?”    

The chief justice remarked the courtroom would prepare a shock go to by the judicial officer.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is printed from PTI)

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Nilesh Desai
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