Islamabad. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan’s convoy was pelted with stones by party workers when it reached outside the judicial complex in Islamabad on Saturday, Islamabad police alleged. Imran was to appear in court in the Toshakhana case.
According to Dawn News TV, a large number of party workers were trying to take Imran Khan to the court premises, but due to security arrangements, they were not allowed to go to the court, who were accompanying the former prime minister. After this, the party workers pelted stones at the police personnel standing in the court premises.
The PTI leader was to appear in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Zafar Iqbal Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has accused Imran Khan of allegedly hiding details of gifts in his asset declarations. Imran left for the court from his Lahore residence after 8 am today and warned in a video message that the police was trying to arrest him.
The Islamabad Police, however, tweeted that Imran’s convoy was right in front of the Judiciary Gate. After this, the police said on Twitter, “Political workers are requested not to obstruct the police action so that Imran Khan can reach the court on time. Despite this, the workers did not listen to the police. The police claimed that the political workers had started pelting stones at the police and there was also shelling from the workers’ side. A police picket was also reportedly set on fire. Police later tweeted and posted pictures of the alleged gunfight on Twitter.
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