LHC approves Imran’s protective bail in all nine cases

LAHORE (HRNW) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) approved on Friday protective bails of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in all nine cases registered against him in Lahore and Islamabad.

The LHC had approved the protective bail of Imran Khan in the cases registered in Islamabad till March 24, while in other cases registered in Lahore till March 27. The court had summoned the details of the cases lodged against Mr Khan in Punjab till Tuesday.

In connection with the protective bail in cases that include terrorism charges, a two-member bench comprising Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh and Justice Farooq Haider heard the pleas.

During his appearance before the court, Mr Khan stated, “Things were out of my control. I want to express my gratitude to the court.”

Justice Tariq Saleem Shiekh said, “Khan Sahab, many of the problems will be sorted out, if you follow the system”.

“94 cases have been registered against me. I believe in the supremacy of the law,” added Mr. Khan.

In connection with the development, PTI leader Farrukh Habib penned a tweet.

After days of fever pitch activities surrounding Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, he finally appeared in the court of Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh of the Lahore High Court to seek protective bail in nine cases registered against him.

The city witnessed unprecedented scenes on Friday evening as a large number of people, many of them alleged to be armed with rods and batons, accompanied Imran Khan’s bullet-proof vehicle to the LHC where his vehicle was allowed entry.

Strict security arrangements had been put in place as an additional police force had also reached the Lahore High Court.