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Imran Khan urges top judge to probe attempt on his life at judicial complex, raid at zaman park

Imran Khan urges top judge to probe attempt on his life at the judicial complex, raid at zaman park

ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan urged the top judges to order a probe into an attempt on his life at the Judicial Complex and a police raid at his Zaman Park residence.

Imran Khan has sent a letter to the chief justice of Pakistan, requesting him to order a probe.

“With no security provided to me and with one assassination plot already attempted against my life in Wazirabad, I have been placing my life at risk every time I have to make a court appearance,” he added.

Khan asserted that the events on his Saturday appearance at the Judicial Complex in Islamabad confirm his assertions that his life was at risk.

Earlier, Lahore police is likely to conduct another operation at the Zaman Park residence of PTI chairman Imran Khan.

Police are also expected to carry out the operation in areas adjoining the Zaman Park residence of the former prime minister. The operation will be carried out ahead of the PTI rally on Wednesday in Lahore.

PTI chairman Imran Khan said his party will hold a mammoth rally at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore to show its strength and voice concern against government and police brutalities.

Chief Minister of Punjab warning

Meanwhile, the caretaker chief minister of Punjab Mohsin Naqvi said that the police have been given a free hand to tackle the attackers and anarchists. Talking to the media today, he said, “Police will break the hands of those who tried to attack them.”

On Saturday, the Lahore police raided the Zaman Park residence of Imran Khan and arrested several PTI men from there who put up resistance during police action.

File photo of Police-PTI workers clashes during recent operation launched to arrest Imran Khan.

Lahore police took this action at a time when PTI chairman Imran Khan is on his way to Islamabad to appear in the trial court in the Toshakhana case. The former PM is set to appear in the court before 5 pm on Saturday, as per the order of the Islamabad High Court.

On Friday, the IHC suspended non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran Khan for one day (Till Saturday 5 pm) to allow Khan to appear in the country.

Meanwhile, police have rounded up over PTI 20 workers who put up resistance against the police action.

According to police, the raid was conducted to clear the PTI camps established near the residence of Imran Khan.

Javed Mahmood
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I am an experienced writer, analyst, and author. My exposure in English journalism spans more than 28 years. In the past, I have been working with daily The Muslim (Lahore Bureau), daily Business Recorder (Lahore/Islamabad Bureaus), Daily Times, Islamabad, daily The Nation (Lahore and Karachi). With daily The Nation, I have served as Resident Editor, Karachi. Since 2009, I have been working as a Freelance Writer/Editor for American organizations.

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