Imran moves SC against Toshakhana verdict

PTI submits appeal against Toshakhana conviction after rectifying objections raised by SC Registrar’s Office  

Our Correspondent December 27, 2023
PTI chief Imran Khan addressing his supporters on May 30, 2023. SCREENGRAB


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan has petitioned the Supreme Court, requesting the annulment of his conviction in the Toshakhana case and challenging the verdict of the trial court.

PTI’s top leader submitted the appeal against his Toshakhana conviction after rectifying the objections raised by the Supreme Court Registrar’s Office earlier.

Read Imran looks to SC to have Toshakhana conviction suspended

The appeal was filed by Sardar Latif Khosa under Article 185 of the Constitution. Meanwhile, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has set a hearing date for the contempt of court case involving former PTI chairman Imran Khan and ex-federal minister Fawad Chaudhry today.

As per the cause list, the proceedings are slated to occur at Adiala Jail. Today's hearing for the ongoing case is slated to occur at Adiala Jail, initiating the indictment process against PTI founder chairman Imran Khan.

There's been a plea for an open trial in the contempt case. A four-member commission, led by ECP member Nisar Durrani, is set to preside over the proceedings.


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