IHC: Imran Khan gets transitory bail till May 22 to appear in court cases in Lahore. Islamabad High Court today granted transitory bail to Former Prime Minister Imran Khan till May 22. The transitory bail will enable Imran Khan to appear in court cases in Lahore.
Justice Tariq Mahmood Jehangiri of the Islamabad High Court gave transitory bail to PTI chairman Imran Khan on Friday afternoon. The court granted transitory bail to Imran Khan in murder case of PTI supporter Zille-Shah in Lahore.
Earlier, the Islamabad High Court granted two-week interim bail to former prime minister Imran Khan in Al-Qadir Trust case on Friday. The court said that Imran Khan will not be arrested in any new case registered against him after May 9, 2023.
A division bench of the IHC comprising Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb and Justice Saman Rafat Imtiaz granted interim bail.
The division bench of the IHC resumed the hearing of the case after the Friday prayer break and announced interim bail of Imran Khan at 3:10 noon.
Earlier, the Supreme Court of Pakistan declared the illegal arrest of Imran Khan on Thursday and allowed him to approach the Islamabad High Court again to obtain bail.
The leaders and supporters of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf are celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision of declaring the illegal arrest of PTI chief Imran Khan while the PML-N leaders appear angry with the verdict.
The three-member bench of the Supreme Court today ordered the release of former prime minister Imran Khan by declaring his arrest unlawful at Islamabad High Court.
The apex court ordered the Islamabad police to shift to PTI chairman to the Police Guest House and ensure his security at all times.
PTI leaders urged supporters of the party to come to the streets to celebrate the decision of the Supreme Court.
PTI leader and former special assistant to the prime minister on youth affairs Usman Dar asked the party supporters to take to the streets to express solidarity and gratitude to the top court.
Through Twitter he said, “All Pakistanis, wherever they are, should come out to express solidarity and gratitude to the Supreme Court in their respective areas.”
Meanwhile, PTI leader and former Sindh Governor Imran Ismail also expressed his pleasure over the SC’s verdict.
He said, “Imran Khan released by Supreme Court. Pakistan zindabad.”
The former wife of Jamima Goldsmith also felt glad and said, “Finally sense has prevailed.”