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IHC suspends Imran Khan’s sentence in Toshakhana case

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday suspended PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s sentence in the Toshakhana case.

A division bench of the IHC, comprising Chief Justice Aamer Farooq and Tariq Mehmood Jahangir announced the the decision on Tuesday that was reserved a day earlier.

In the decision, the court directed the authorities to release the PTI chief on bail.

The PTI chief has been directed to submit a surety bond of Rs100,000 against the bail, as per the sources.

The court said it would elaborate on the reasons for the suspension of the sentence in the detailed verdict to be issued later.

A copy of the written judgment will be available shortly. 

A heavy contingent of police and paramilitary Frontier Constabulary were present inside and outside IHC premises amid the

PTI Chairman Imran Khan was imprisoned on August 5 after being sentenced to three years in jail in the Tonshakha Case, i.e., for unlawfully selling state gifts during his tenure as prime minister from 2018 to 2022.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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