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PTI to challenge ‘legality’ of Imran’s arrest in SC today

WorldPTI to challenge 'legality' of Imran's arrest in SC today

Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the Vice Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has declared that his party will challenge the decision of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to term the arrest of their party chief, Imran Khan, by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as “legal.”

This challenge will be presented before the Supreme Court todayFollowing Khan’s arrest on Tuesday inside the IHC, Qureshi called an emergency meeting of the seven-member committee to review the situation and develop a comprehensive strategy for the safe and early release of the party leader.

During the meeting, Qureshi interacted with committee members, including Senators Saifullah Khan Nyazee, Azam Swati, Ijaz Chaudhry, Murad Saeed, Ali Amin Khan Gandapur, and Hassan NiaziAccording to the party’s Central Media Department, Qureshi stated that the senior leadership and emergency committee convened the meeting to review the situation and develop a comprehensive action plan.

He argued that Khan’s arrest was unjustified and unacceptable and that the demand for his release was reasonable and legitimate. Qureshi maintained that PTI would fight this battle through political and legal means for the safe recovery and release of their chairmanMoreover, Qureshi denounced the Al-Qadir Trust case as a “dirty political case” and a “revenge plot” and announced that PTI would fight it politically and legally.

He also stated that PTI would hold peaceful protests across the country to ensure Khan’s release as soon as possibleQureshi further criticized the fact that Khan was arrested after the IHC was raided, despite the PTI chairman’s willingness to offer voluntary arrest in his statement before appearing in court. Qureshi condemned Khan’s arrest as “fascism” and criticized the attack on the IHC during biometrics, which resulted in injuries to lawyers.

He made an appeal to the Chief Justice of the IHC to issue an order for Khan’s immediate recovery and appearance in court. Qureshi expressed that the entire nation was deeply concerned about Khan’s health and safety and that PTI would register its strong protest without taking the law into its own hands.

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