LHC extends Imran’s protecting bail in 5 circumstances until March 27 – Pakistan
The Lahore Excessive Court docket on Friday prolonged PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s protecting bail until March 27 in 5 circumstances registered in opposition to him in Islamabad, together with two for “vandalism” on the judicial complicated and excessive courtroom.
The previous premier had been granted protective bail within the 5 circumstances on March 17 when he secured protecting bail in a complete of 9.
Right now, a two-member bench comprising Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh and Justice Anwaar Hussain heard Imran’s plea for an extension in his protecting bail. Imran was represented by Barrister Salman Safdar.
A video posted by the PTI confirmed Imran, who has appeared earlier than the courts previously alongside a horde of supporters, arriving on the LHC along with his safety crew and some employees jogging alongside his car within the rain. His safety crew shielded him with bulletproof vests as he disembarked and made his means inside.
As he arrived exterior the courtroom, Imran was requested by a reporter whether or not he thought the Election Fee of Pakistan’s deferral of the Punjab elections to October could be struck down by the Supreme Court docket.
“If the ECP resolution shouldn’t be quashed, how will elections happen in October?” he responded. “On this means, they will say they don’t have any cash.”
“The legislation of the jungle is prevailing right here,” he added.