Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan Arrested Outside Islamabad Court

Imran Khan, who used to be Prime Minister of Pakistan, was arrested on Monday outside of a court in Islamabad where he was supposed to attend a slander case hearing. Reports say that Khan was arrested by cops and then let go after posting bail.

Akbar S. Babar, who used to be a lawmaker, brought the case against Khan. He said that Khan used illegal money to support his political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Khan has denied the accusations many times over the years while the case has been going on.

Khan was Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2018 to 2021. He has been a major player in Pakistani politics for a long time. He first became well-known as a cricket player. In 1996, he started the PTI. Under his guidance, the party grew into a major political force in Pakistan and won the 2018 general elections.

Pakistanis have had different feelings about Khan’s arrest. Khan’s supporters have said that the move was done for political reasons and to shut down the views of those who disagree. Others, though, have been happy about the arrest because they think it shows that no one is above the law in Pakistan.

 Khan’s ongoing legal fights

Khan has already been in trouble with the law in Pakistan before. Khan has been involved in more court battles than just the defamation case in the past few years.

One of the most well-known cases against Khan was the Panama Papers case, in which it was said that Khan had used offshore companies to buy homes in London. Khan refuted the accusations, and in the end, the Supreme Court threw out the case.

Khan has also been accused of using his power to try to change how contracts for building a dam in the country were given out. Case is still being worked on.

Even with all of these legal problems, Khan is still a well-known figure in Pakistan, and he still speaks out against the present government. Many people think that his arrest is a way for the government to shut down the voices of the resistance before the next general elections.

 How other countries reacted

Khan’s arrest has also caught the attention of people all over the world. Several countries, like the United States and the United Kingdom, are worried about the arrest and have asked Pakistan to follow the law.

The US State Department said in a statement, “We are worried about the arrest of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and the political situation in Pakistan as a whole.” We ask the government to follow the rule of law and make sure that everyone gets a fair trial.

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss of the UK government said, “We are closely watching the situation in Pakistan and are worried about Imran Khan’s arrest.” We ask the Pakistani government to stick to the rule of law and make sure everyone is treated fairly.

In conclusion, the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan has caused a lot of trouble and raised questions about democracy and the rule of law in Pakistan. Some people think the move was done for political reasons, while others think it shows that no one is above the law. Khan is in the middle of several legal fights, so it is hard to say what will happen to him and his political career in Pakistan in the future.

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