Pakistan: Imran Khan, Wife Bushra Bibi Sentenced To 14 Years In Jail, Fined PKR 787 Million Each In Toshakhana Corruption Case

Pakistan: Imran Khan, Wife Bushra Bibi Sentenced To 14 Years In Jail, Fined PKR 787 Million Each In Toshakhana Corruption Case

The development came a day after Khan, 71, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a special court on Tuesday for leaking sensitive state secrets, in another blow to his bid to return to power in the February 8 general elections.

PTIUpdated: Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 11:28 AM IST
article-image
Pakistan: Imran Khan & Wife Bushra Bibi Sentenced To 14 Years In Jail In Toshakhana Corruption Case | Twitter

Islamabad, January 31: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi were sentenced to 14 years in jail on Wednesday in the Toshakhana corruption case.

The development came a day after Khan, 71, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a special court on Tuesday for leaking sensitive state secrets, in another blow to his bid to return to power in the February 8 general elections.

Moham­mad Bashir conducted the hearing at Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail

Acco­u­ntability Court Judge Moham­mad Bashir conducted the hearing at Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail, where the former premier is incarcerated, in the Toshakhana corruption case.

Both were also barred from holding any public office for 10 years

Both were also barred from holding any public office for 10 years and slapped with a fine of Rs 787 million each. Bushra Bibi did not appear before the court today. In the case, Khan is accused of not disclosing information on gifts presented to Toshakhana as well as the proceeds from the “illegal” sale of some of the gifts.

RECENT STORIES

Syria: Woman Screams In Pain As 7 Men Brutally Assault Her; Video Records Them Pulling Hair, Kicking...

Syria: Woman Screams In Pain As 7 Men Brutally Assault Her; Video Records Them Pulling Hair, Kicking...

Dubai Viral Video Shows Police Officer Rescue Cat Clinging To Car Door Handle Amid Devastating...

Dubai Viral Video Shows Police Officer Rescue Cat Clinging To Car Door Handle Amid Devastating...

Singapore PM Lee To Become Senior Minister, After Nation’s Baton Passes To DPM Lawrence Wong On...

Singapore PM Lee To Become Senior Minister, After Nation’s Baton Passes To DPM Lawrence Wong On...

Mysteriously Buried? Century-Old Train Carriage Discovered In Belgium

Mysteriously Buried? Century-Old Train Carriage Discovered In Belgium

High Record! 69-Year-Old Man Drinks At 120 Pubs In 1 Day, Wins Guinness World Record

High Record! 69-Year-Old Man Drinks At 120 Pubs In 1 Day, Wins Guinness World Record