Islamabad High Court (IHC) has granted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan bail in the 190 million pounds National Crime Agency (NCA) case for three days.
The court has directed Imran Khan to appear before the Accountability court within three days and cooperate in the investigation.
The IHC bench headed by Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb heard Imran Khan’s bail plea.
In addition, the Islamabad High Court also heard the bail applications of the former prime minister in two other cases, including those related to the violation of Section 144 during a rally in support of the judiciary in Islamabad and the violent incidents on May 9.
Imran Khan denies any displeasure with President Alvi:
PTI Chairman has denied reports of his displeasure with President Arif Alvi.
At the moment of PTI Chairman’s appearance in IHC, the journalist asked if there was any contact with the President Dr. Arif Alvi. To which Imran Khan replied “no, it is absolutely wrong, this is not true that I do not have contact with Arif Alvi.”
Imran Khan clarified that even if President Dr. Arif Alvi had not signed the NAB bill, the law would have been made within two days.
PTI Chairman said that there was no solution to Pakistan’s problems but to hold elections. He said that they invited talks for the sake of the country, the government and the establishment are the same thing. He claimed that the establishment has been running the government.
Earlier, the petition of Bushra Bibi, wife of Imran Khan, for bail has been disposed by the Islamabad NAB Court after hearing the arguments of the parties. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has not issued arrest warrants for Bushra Bibi, it was told in the court by the NAB prosecutor general.
Accountability Court Islamabad Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the bail plea of Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Bibi in the 190 million pounds case. Bushra Bibi appeared in the court, but Imran Khan did not come inside the courtroom with Bushra Bibi and waited in the car.
The NAB prosecutor argued in the court that Imran Khan alleged that NAB had raided his house. He said that none of NAB’s teams raided or issued arrest warrants for Bushra Bibi. This bail application has become infructuous. Bushra Bibi should cooperate with the investigation whenever needed.
Bushra Bibi’s lawyer Khawaja Haris said that Bushra Bibi stayed outside the NAB office for six hours, but NAB said that they did not summon her. The court disposed of Bushra Bibi’s petition after hearing the arguments of the parties.