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Imran Khan’s arrest causes unrest, Army deployed in Pakistan’s Punjab

New Delhi: Following the deteriorating situation in the country after the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Pakistan Army was deployed in its side of Punjab to maintain law and order. This came after Pakistan’s Interior ministry sought help from the Army to help bring the situation in control at places where Imran Khan’s […]

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: May 10, 2023 16:21 IST
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New Delhi: Following the deteriorating situation in the country after the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Pakistan Army was deployed in its side of Punjab to maintain law and order.

This came after Pakistan’s Interior ministry sought help from the Army to help bring the situation in control at places where Imran Khan’s supporters are protesting ‘violently.’ The troops will be deployed in eastern province of Punjab.

The Pakistani Rangers on Tuesday apprehended Imran Khan from outside the courtroom of Islamabad High Court on the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) warrant in the Al-Qadir Trust case, terming his arrest “legal,” reorted Geo News.

After which, protests broke out in the country against the arrest of former cricketor and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan. Khan told the accountability judge that NAB officials that he was forcefully shoved into the car and the rangers did not even showed him the warrant.

Verdict Reserved

The verdict has been reserved over NAB’s plea seeking PTI chief and former Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s 14-day remand in Al-Qadir Trust case after a hearing was held today at a special location where Imran Khan is under custody.

Meanwhile, Anti-Terrorist Squad arrests PTI Secretary General Asad Umar from IHC, reported Pakistan’s Geo News.

First published on: May 10, 2023 02:55 PM IST

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