ATC summons PTI chief Imran Khan on Feb 15


Islamabad (Web Desk): An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday has summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan on February 15 in cases related to violence during a sit-in the capital in 2014.

The PTI chief has been booked in four cases for inciting the crowd to violence, inflicting damages to the public properties including Pakistan Television (PTV) and Parliament House buildings in Islamabad.

Earlier today Vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has been granted bail by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad in the similar cases.

Several cases were filed against leaders of the PTI and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on charges of violence, including destroying property in the Red Zone, attacking the state TV channel’s building and injuring then-SSP Operations Asmatullah Junejo during the 2014 protest.

Previously, the court had approved the bail of Khan against a surety of Rs 200,000 in each case.

Imran Khan had been skipping the court proceedings for last over three years until he surrendered before the court in November last year.

The Secretariat police had submitted an interim charge-sheet before an ATC. The charge-sheet named PTI chief Imran Khan as a suspect and included a list of 14 witnesses against the party chief.

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