Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is likely to be arrested in Toshakhana case on Sunday as the Islamabad police reached the deposed premier's Lahore residence with an arrest warrant, local media reported.
According to The News, Khan will be arrested once all legal conditions have been met.
Even as police reached his residence, Khan in a tweet levelled massive allegations against prime minister Shehbaz Shariff and former army chief General Bajwa.
"What future can a country have when crooks are thrust as rulers upon it? SS was about to be convicted by NAB for Rs 8 bn money laundering & by FIA for another Rs 16 bn corruption when he was rescued by Gen Bajwa who kept getting NAB cases trial postponed," Khan wrote on Twitter.
"While under trial he was made PM. He has since proceeded to select heads of those institutions investigating his cases - first FIA & now NAB - simply to get his name permanently cleared in Rs 16 bn corruption & Rs 8 bn money laundering cases against him. This is how a country becomes a banana republic," he wrote further.
Arrest will worsen the issue
Meanwhile, PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has stated that any move to arrest Khan will worsen the issue significantly.
"I want to warn this incompetent and anti-Pakistan government not to push Pakistan into further crisis and act sensibly, the workers should reach Zaman Park," he wrote on Twitter.
On February 28, a district and sessions court in the federal capital issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for Khan.
Imran Khan was granted non-bailable arrest warrants on Tuesday by an Islamabad sessions court hearing the Toshakhana case against the leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), according to the Pakistan-based Dawn newspaper.
According to Dawn, Khan obtained bail in two other cases involving illegal finance and terrorism just hours before the warrants were issued as he appeared before the courts at Islamabad's judicial complex escorted by a sizable number of party workers.
(With IANS inputs)
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