Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that he is Isolated and feeling pretty uncomfortable as a result, all of his top leadership is either in prison or has been told to denounce party membership.
The former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has been engulfed in political upheaval for the past few weeks, the PBS Newshour has said.
It added that, on May 9, paramilitary troops detained Imran Khan on suspicion of corruption; however, after intervention from the Supreme Court, he was freed. His supporters protested the arrest, which led to a broad campaign against his party and thousands more arrests.
During the interview, Imran Khan said, “Right now, all of my senior leadership is incarcerated due to the circumstances.” He said that the leader of his party was one of the people that were hiding and was taken by them, and they also jailed him. He said that 10,000 of his supporters were detained.
PTI Chairman said, “I feel somewhat alone here right now. My safety — you may recall that the Interior Ministry has stated that my life is in grave danger.” He added that they took his head of security and haven’t seen him in three days, while two of my bulletproof cars have been seized.
Talking about the arrests, he said that there are CCTV cameras, and they ought to have undergone a thorough investigation. He questioned how could they pursue the entire party while acting as judge, jury, and executioner.
The former prime minister said that the end of democracy was there. In actuality, it marks the end of the legal system.
Answering the question, of he sees elections in October, Imran Khan replied, “Given that the party’s popularity has only increased despite our best efforts, I believe we have reached a deadlock.”