ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Friday extended the interim bail of PTI chairman Imran Khan in a case filed against him after demonstrations were held following his disqualification by the ECP in the Toushakhana case, ARY News reported.
As per details, the anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge Raja Jawad Abbas Hasan resumed the hearing where the PTI chairman’s counsel Babar Awan told the court that the former prime minister and PTI chief Imran Khan is in Lahore and cannot appear before the court.
The court accepted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman’s plea for exemption from personal appearance in the case and extended the interim bail till December 19.
Earlier, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) reserved verdict on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders’ pre-arrest bail plea in case of violating section 144.
It is pertinent to mention here that several members of the local leadership of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were booked in a terrorism case over alleged vandalism during the protests in Islamabad after ECP disqualified Imran Khan in Toshakhana reference.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) disqualified former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan in the Toshakhana reference under Article 63(1)(p)