ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspended the sentence of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan in Tosha Khana case on Tuesday. The IHC has reserved the judgment on Monday.
The IHC announced its reserved decision on a plea by PTI Chairperson Imran Khan seeking the suspension of the prison term he was awarded in the Toshakhana case.
A division bench of the IHC, comprising Chief Justice Aamer Farooq and Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri reserved its order after the counsel for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the defendant in this case, concluded his arguments.
The High Court further ordered to release chairman PTI Imran Khan.
On August 5 this year, a trial court in Islamabad had convicted the PTI chief in the case filed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that involved concealing details of state gifts and jailed him for three years. The verdict meant he was disqualified from contesting general elections for five years.
The session court has convicted him for three years sentence and a fine of Rs 100,000 in Tosha Khana case.
Imran Khan Rearrested in cipher case:
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has re-arrested chairman Imran Khan in Official Secret Act ‘Cipher Case’ and will be produced in the Special Court on Wednesday.
The FIA will produce Imran Khan in the Special Court to obtain his physical remand in cipher case.
According to the sources, more than 400 policemen and law enforcing agencies have been deputed in the surrounding areas of Attock Jail today. The FIA team could reach Attock Jail at any time to take the custody of Ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan in Cipher Case.
Chairman PTI was included in the Cipher Case on August 15 and Special Court has sent him on judicial remand till August 30.