ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has appeared before Islamabad’s accountability court in connection with the Al-Qadir University Trust issue.
According to sources, Judge Muhammad Bashir presided over the hearing at which the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) demanded a 14-day physical detention of PTI head Imran Khan in connection with the corruption case.
In the meantime, PTI chairman Imran Khan is being defended at the accountability court by a team of lawyers that includes Khawaja Haris, Barrister Ali Gohar, and Advocate Ali Bukhari in his case against the Al-Qadir University Trust.
Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi, Deputy Prosecutor General of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), and Raffique Masood, Special Prosecutor, are also present in court during proceedings.
Meanwhile, NAB Prosecutor Sardar Zulqarnain and Investigation Officer Mian Omar Nadeem are in court to represent the agency.
“When I arrived at the NAB office, I was given the arrest warrant,” Imran Khan stated.
Meanwhile, Imran Khan’s lawyer, Khawaja Haris, has begun presenting his arguments in court, claiming that the arrest of PTI chairman Imran Khan is illegal.
Anti-terrorism, Eagle Squad, and Islamabad police are stationed outside the Supreme Court. In addition, PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry is in the courtroom, and the SSP Operation has also arrived with a large squad.