Pakistan Descending Into A “Banana Republic”, Says Imran Khan – IHNS

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Imran Khan moreover expressed concern about Shahbaz Gill being despatched into police remand as soon as extra.

Islamabad:

is “descending proper right into a banana republic”, said former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday amid the controversy surrounding the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Shahbaz Gill, which the PTI chief claims is a conspiracy to deal with him and his get collectively.

Gill was arrested by the police on August 9, after he made controversial remarks in opposition to the Pakistan navy on television that had been deemed as “extraordinarily hateful and seditious” by the nation’s media authority.

A neighborhood court docket docket on Wednesday accepted a two-day bodily remand of Gill on the request of the Islamabad police. The court docket docket’s remanding of Gill to Islamabad police custody comes after a court docket docket rejected a police request to extend his two-day bodily remand.

In step with the Dawn newspaper, the resolve moreover directed the investigation officer to get the respondent medically examined and submit a report again to the court docket docket.

Imran Khan’s get collectively has alleged that Gill was tortured in police custody beforehand and his life stays in peril.

“Descending proper right into a banana republic. The civilised world shall be shocked at our ranges of barbarism. The worst half is a straightforward aim has been chosen to make an occasion of by means of torture and with no truthful trial,” Imran Khan tweeted along with the video of Gill being taken to hospital.

“Within the meantime the likes of NS, Maryam, MFR, AZ, all of whom have inside the worst attainable method & repeatedly attacked State institutions by means of malicious and targeted statements in opposition to them, get away with out even a contact of a reprimand,” he said in a single different tweet.

Within the meantime, The PTI, chief who’s the shut aide of Imran Khan, was shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital over a medical scenario.

Imran Khan has expressed concern about Shahbaz Gill being despatched into police remand as soon as extra.

“He’s in a fragile state of psychological and bodily effectively being because of the torture inflicted on him when he was kidnapped and dropped at an undisclosed location after which as soon as extra on the police station. That is part of a conspiracy to deal with me and PTI by forcibly getting false statements in opposition to similar to what they’ve been doing in opposition to social media activists,” he added.

The Human Rights Price of Pakistan (HRCP) moreover expressed concern on the willpower taken by the court docket docket to ship Gill to bodily remand.

“Any allegations that he was mistreated whereas on remand should even be investigated fairly and transparently,” the charge tweeted.

(Other than the headline, this story has not been edited by IHNS workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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