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US says cases against Imran Khan of no concern to it

United States State Department spokesperson Ned Price has said that the terrorism case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan was a matter of legal and judicial system of Pakistan and that the US did not side with a political party.

Answering a question about the case under anti-terrorism law against Imran Khan, he said that the US was aware of the reports of charges. He declined to comment on the matter, saying that it was not directly a matter of concern for the United States. He added that the US did not have a position on one political candidate or political party.

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Price added that the US always supported democratic, constitutional and legal principles around the world and in Pakistan.

Imran Khan is facing a terrorism case over the controversial remarks he had made against a woman judge.

The PM had made the remarks in relation to party leader’s Shahbaz Gill’s physical remand, which had been ordained by the woman magistrate.

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The PTI had also alleged that Gill was subjected to torture during detention, however, the Islamabad Police have denied all such allegations.

The Islamabad High Court also issued a contempt of court notice to the PTI chairman over his remarks against the judge.

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