ISLAMABAD (INN) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has moved Islamabad High Court (IHC) to avoid arrest in a terrorism case registered against him over ‘threating speech’.
According to details, former prime minister Imran Khan has prayed the court to grant him pre-arrest bail in the case.
Meanwhile, a large number of PTI workers and supporters have gathered outside Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence while additional police force has been deployed outside the residence.
The road leading to his residence has also been closed for unauthorised people, allowing only people close to him and the residents of the area to enter heavy contingent of Police has also been deployed.
It merits mention that PTI Chairman on Sunday was booked for allegedly threatening Islamabad police officers and female magistrate under Section 7 of anti-Terrorism act (ATA).
Sources privy to the matter said that the Margalla police have registered a case under the complaint of magistrate Ali Javed against the former prime minister on charges of hate speech.
According to the FIR, he threatened and terrorized state organs and tried to pressurize the judiciary and the police. During the rally, he threatened the Islamabad IG, a woman magistrate and the DIG, the FIR added.