A district and periods court docket in Islamabad suspended on Tuesday the non-bailable arrest warrant for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan issued on Monday in a case associated to utilizing threatening language in opposition to further periods Choose, Islamabad, Zeba Chaudhry, Aaj Information reported.
The court docket has barred the police from arresting the previous prime minister until March 16.
Remarks on girl decide: Islamabad court docket points non-bailable arrest warrant in opposition to Imran
On Monday, Senior Civil Choose Rana Mujahid Rahim mentioned the court docket issued an arrest warrant for the PTI chief resulting from his steady absence and rejected his plea in search of to exempt him from private look earlier than the court docket.
The court docket had additionally directed to provide the PTI chief earlier than it on March 29.
The decide mentioned that the court docket will hear arguments on Imran’s petition in search of to be dismissed from the case within the subsequent proceedings.
Final 12 months in August, a three-judge bench had issued a present trigger discover to Imran over his remarks in opposition to the decide.
The federal capital police booked the previous prime minister beneath Part 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (punishment for acts of terrorism) concerning his feedback.
Earlier, the previous PM had expressed his “deep remorse“ over remarks made in opposition to Choose Zeba, saying that he won’t “draw back from expressing his regret to her”. The previous PM mentioned that he had no intentions of threatening a feminine decide.
Imran expressed his gratitude to the excessive court docket for offering him a possibility to mirror upon the problem and its significance. He added that he had nice regard for the decrease judiciary and that he supported ladies’s rights in Pakistan.