Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been arrested. He was taken into custody by Rangers within the premises of Islamabad High Court.
The former Prime Minister was arrested when he arrived at Islamabad High Court from Lahore in connection with various cases. There was also a clash between police and lawyers at the time of his arrest, and injured guards and lawyers are being provided with initial medical aid by the police.
After his arrest, Imran Khan was taken away from Islamabad High Court.
Fawad Chaudhry tweeted that lawyers are being targeted with violence in connection with Imran Khan’s arrest, while Farogh Naseem tweeted that Imran Khan was arrested as soon as he entered Islamabad High Court.
After Imran Khan’s arrest, PTI leaders appealed to people across the country to come out of their homes. On the other hand, the Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court expressed his displeasure over his arrest.