New demand emerges from Imran Khan in Attock jail

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Imran Khan, the former Prime Minister and PTI Chairman, recently requested his legal team to ensure compliance with legal protocols and provide him with an exercise machine while in jail.

His arrest followed a three-year imprisonment sentence and a five-year disqualification in the Toshakhana criminal case by an Islamabad sessions court on August 6. This occurred shortly after his detention at his Zaman Park residence in Lahore. After an initial medical examination in Attock Jail, he was subsequently transferred to Adiala Jail.

PTI legal team member Sher Afzal Marwat stated that, after a meeting with Imran Khan, the PTI chairman requested a daily exercise machine.

A report filed in the apex court indicates that PTI Chairman Imran Khan now enjoys improved facilities at Attock Jail. The attorney general’s office submitted this report to the Supreme Court, detailing the amenities provided to the former Prime Minister in custody.

According to the report, Imran Khan’s requests include desi chicken cooked in desi ghee and mutton prepared in the same manner. He receives all facilities in compliance with jail regulations and the law, allowing him to walk in the front corridor.

The report refutes Imran Khan’s claims about jail conditions and highlights his placement in the highly secure high observation block, with neighboring barracks cleared.

Imran Khan occupies a 9×11-sized barrack with amenities such as a fan, concrete floor, and a washing facility. The washroom features a six-foot-high wall and measures 7×4 in size.

Designated as a better-class prisoner, he enjoys comforts like a mattress, air cooler, four pillows, a table, and a chair. Additionally, he possesses four English translations of the Holy Quran and 25 historical books. His privileges extend to a 21-inch TV, daily newspapers, and staff for barrack cleaning, washroom maintenance, and laundry. These details were included in the Supreme Court’s requested report on Imran Khan’s jail accommodations.

Muhammad Awais Raza is a student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Sociology at the Government College University (GCU). Awais can be contacted via email at awaisrazasewag@gmail.com. He is also available on Twitter under the handle @Awais_raza512