Will Imran Khan be released? Today’s four court hearings crucial for his future

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Imran Khan’s future will be decided by trials heard today in four different courts; two of these hearings will determine whether the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman about the three-year sentence in the Toshakhana criminal case.

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court has been fixed to hear the case against the PTI chairman regarding the murder of lawyer Abdul Razzaq Shar in Quetta at 11 am today. Abdul Razzaq was also petitioner In serious treason case against Imran Khan.

After this, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear Imran Khan’s appeal, which he has filed in the Toshakhana case.

Imran Khan has already expressed no confidence in the Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court, but the Supreme Court issued instructions during the yesterday’s hearing that the Islamabad High Court should hear the matter on Thursday.

The apex court also said that if nothing happens, the Supreme Court will give its verdict on Thursday itself. In the light of the Islamabad High Court’s decision, the Supreme Court is expected to hear at 2 pm.

The fourth case is pending in the Lahore High Court where Imran Khan has challenged the decision to cancel his bails. A two-member bench will hear Imran Khan’s petitions.

Can Imran Khan be released?

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court, which ordered the Islamabad High Court to hear it today, also made a very important observation on Wednesday. Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial, who headed the bench, said there were prima facie errors in the Islamabad court’s decision against Imran Khan in the Toshakhana case.

After these remarks, PTI supporters expected that Imran Khan could be released today.

However, shortly after, a Lahore court allowed Imran Khan to be arrested from jail in the Jinnah House attack case.

This means that even if the Supreme Court or the High Court suspends Imran Khan’s sentence in the Toshakhana criminal case, there is no immediate possibility of the former prime minister coming out of jail.