07 June Wednesday

Police Move In To Arrest Imran Khan; PTI Workers Assemble Blocking Way To Residence

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Sunday Mar 5, 2023

Lahore : Police arrive at residence of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to arrest him for failing to show up at hearing of Toshakhana case in whic,h he is accused of buying gifts including an expense Craff wristwatch he had received as the premier, at a discounted price from the State depository called Toshakhana and selling them for a profit.

The 70-year-old chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) is recovering from an assassination attempt in Wazirabad last year and thrice missed indictment hearings in the Islamabad Sessions Court.

PTI workers gathered in front of Khan’s residence soon as news on impending arrest spread. They blocked roads leading to the house. PTI warned of countrywide protests if Khan was arrested. Meanwhile, the police failed to find him inside residence upon their arrival.