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Wednesday April 24, 2024

Imran acquitted in protest case

Charges included organising an illegal rally, government interference and disturbance of peace

By Khalid Iqbal
April 03, 2024
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan. —Screengrab/ Imran Khan/ YouTube
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan. —Screengrab/ Imran Khan/ YouTube

ISLAMABAD: Judicial Magistrate Mureed Abbas on Tuesday acquitted PTI founder Imran Khan in another case registered against him at the Margalla police station.

The police had booked PTI founder Imran Khan, Asad Umar and other leaders at the Margalla police station on May 6, 2023. The charges included organising an illegal rally, government interference and disturbance of peace.

According to the FIR, the PTI rally at Jinnah Avenue Chowk was initiated by the PTI founder and promoted on social media, led by Asad Umar, Khurram Nawaz and Ali Nawaz Awan.

Following arguments from lawyers Masroof Khan and Amna Ali, Judicial Magistrate Mureed Abbas acquitted PTI founder Imran Khan, Asad Umar, Ali Nawaz Awan and others in the case.