Tuesday, 9 May 2023

Imran Khan Arrested Live Pak Rangers Arrest Imran Khan

Khan was appearing in court on corruption charges, which he said were politically motivated. The footage showed dozens of paramilitary forces in armored vehicles arresting Mr. Khan as he entered the court premises and then taking him away.

He was ousted as prime minister in April last year and has been campaigning for early elections ever since. General elections are scheduled for the end of this year. Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has called on his supporters to protest. Within hours of his arrest, there were reports of violence in several cities, including Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar. Hundreds of protesters on the streets of Islamabad have blocked a major road in and out of the capital today on 09th May 2023 imran khan arrested by the Pakistan Rangers.

Case for which Imran Khan was arrested is the Al-Qadir University Trust case

Khan was arrested for an offense related to the Al Qadir University Trust case. Last June, the new coalition government alleged that Khan and his wife bought land worth billions of rupees from Malik Riaz, a major Pakistani real estate magnate, to build an educational institution.

NAB has alleged that Khan's PTI government struck a deal with Riyadh that cost the national treasury more than $239 million, in exchange for money with property developers.

People tore down road signs and parts of overpasses, lit fires and threw stones. During the hour that the BBC was on we did not see the police or the authorities.  The protesters said they are angry over the arrest of Imran Khan. Farida Ruidad said that this is absolutely the straw that broke the camel's back. "What else can we do? What else is left in Pakistan? We have never said a word against the army, I wish we had."

"Let there be anarchy, let there be chaos. Without Imran, there is nothing left in Pakistan. There is no one to care."  Images posted on Twitter from Lahore showed mobs breaking into the home of a military corps commander, destroying furniture and belongings inside. Many of the people comes in the Faizabad to protest for Imran khan after their arrest by pak rangers.

Imran Khan Arrested Live Pak Rangers Arrest Imran Khan

Imran Khan’s arrest has ‘come as a shock’: AJ correspondent

Haider said that the Islamabad Chief Justice expressed anger at him and said that this is an attack on the court itself because the former prime minister was inside the court premises.

According to his lawyer, Khan was "kicked, punched in the head, pepper sprayed" before "paramilitary forces" took him away, he added. Protesters and Khan supporters gathered, but Haider said "clashes" broke out between police and Khan supporters. “We have reports of protests in every major city in Pakistan…dozens or

Protesters are blocking a main highway in the main port city of Karachi, Reuters reported. Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan chant slogans during a protest following Khan's arrest on May 9, 2023 in Karachi, Pakistan. Reports of protests have been received from several cities in Pakistan, including Karachi (pictured).

A statement from the Punjab Police Inspector General said Khan's arrest was ordered because he was accused of "corruption and corruption." The case involves allegations of land allocation in the so-called Al-Qadir Trust, which is owned by Khan and his wife, the Dawn newspaper reported. Today arrest of imran khan is going to be a big mishap that make the Pakistani people angry and they comes to the road for protest.

Khan, who is being held at an undisclosed location, denies breaking any laws. In a video message filmed during a trip to Islamabad, and released by the PTI before his arrest, Khan said he was ready for it. He said that he come to me with the order, my lawyer will be there. "If you want to send me to jail, I'm ready for it." Pakistan's Imran Khan was surrounded by a pile of tear gas shells. Imran Khan has been the main opposition leader since he was ousted by his opponents in Parliament a year ago.

Imran Khan Arrested Live Pak Rangers Arrest Imran Khan

Tight security arrangements were made in the center of the capital on the occasion of the former prime minister's court appearance. Dozens of cases have been filed against the Khan since he was ousted from power. Security forces had tried to arrest him at his Lahore residence several times before, but were prevented by his supporters, sparking violent clashes. On Tuesday, the police blocked the roads leading to Islamabad, so the number of followers of Imran Khan was not as large as on previous occasions, making it easy for him to be arrested. Polarized politics is tearing Pakistan apart. Khan's tumultuous court issued the summons in 60 seconds. The cricketing hero goes bold as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He was elected prime minister in 2018 but resigned from Pakistan's powerful army. After a series of defections, he lost his majority in Parliament. He was ousted after losing a confidence vote in April 2022, four years into his term.

Since then, he has been a vocal critic of the country's government and military.  In October he was disqualified from holding public office, accused of falsifying details of gifts from foreign dignitaries and the proceeds of his alleged sales.  The following month, he narrowly escaped a gun attack on his convoy during a protest march. On Monday, the army warned him not to make "unfounded accusations" after he again accused a senior officer of plotting to kill him.

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