Islamabad, May 9: In a dramatic turn of events, former Prime Minister of Pakistan and chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan has been taken into custody outside the Islamabad High Court, media reports on Tuesday said.
PTI chief Khan was present at the IHC for two hearings on Tuesday afternoon. The Islamabad Police said on Twitter that Khan was arrested in the Al-Qadir Trust case.
In a statement released by Islamabad police, as reported by Dawn, quoting Inspector General (IG) Akbar Nasir Khan as saying that “Imran had been arrested in relation to the case which concerns allegations that Bahria Town allotted land worth Rs530 million to Al-Qadir Trust, owned by the PTI chairman and his wife.”
The police claimed that the situation in Islamabad was “normal” while insisting that Section 144 had been imposed in the city and action would be taken against violators.