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    Imran Khan found guilty of corrupt practices in Toshakhana case, disqualified for 5 years: Lawyers

    Imran Khan found guilty of corrupt practices in Toshakhana case, disqualified for 5 years: Lawyers

    PESHAWAR (APP): Constitutional experts and politicians here Sunday said that Pakistan Tahrik e Insaf Chairman, Imran Khan was found guilty of corrupt practices in Toshakhana case and was disqualified for five years from election.

    “The court judgment was very clear. PTI Chairman was sentenced to three-year imprisonment and Rs. one lakh fine after the court found him guilty of corrupt practices in Toshakhana case involving sale of expansive state gifts,” said senior lawyer and member of Peshawar High  Court Bar Association (PHCBA), Noman Bukhari while talking to APP.

    He said Imran could not contest election for five years now unless his sentenced was overturned by the higher courts.

    PMLN KP Spokesman and former MPA Ikhtair Wali said that the government had nothing to do with the verdict or the arrest of Imran Khan. 

    Talking to APP, he said that Imran Khan was given free and fair trial in Toshakhana case.

    He said Imran has deliberately submitted fake details and hide benefits he accrued from the national exchequer wilfully and intentionally from selling the expansive state gifts.

    He said as per the constitution, Imran Khan was automatically banned from politics for five years after the court ruling declaring that PTI Chief dishonesty has been established beyond doubt.

    Ikhtair Wali Khan said that there was no justification of hue and cry after the court inclusive judgment and if PTI workers has any reservation may approach to the higher court for remedy.

    He said Tosakhana case has nullified all the anti corruption claims of the PTI Chairman.

    Wali said that PTI Government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has closed down its own created Ehtesab Commission in Peshawar after it started exposing corruption of PTI rulers.

    Ikhtair Wali said that PTI’s billion trees afforestration project was taken over by NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

    He said that traffic jam in Peshawar had unnerved Peshawarties due to ill planned BRT corridor.

    Wajid Ali Khan, PMLN leader and Ex Minister said that negative politics of Imran Niazi led to disintegration of PTI into different groups.

    He said Imran has mostly used his energies in politics of accusations and victimization of political opponents.

    Wajid Ali said that politics of Imran Niazi was finished after Toshakhana case.

    He said PTI despite nine years rule in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa failed to deliver in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and address people problems.

    Wajid said that Imran Niazi Government had badly damaged the economy and political values besides shattered confidence of monetary institutions.

    He said the Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif saved the country from economic default and bankruptcy after signing agreement with IMF.

    PMLN after coming into power would address the nine years long sense of deprivation of people of the province and would expedite pace of economic development.


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