Another setback for PTI Chairman Imran Khan

Another setback for PTI Chairman Imran Khan

In Lahore, former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been identified as the primary suspect in a challan presented to an anti-terrorism court on Thursday.

This challan relates to 11 cases filed in the aftermath of the May 9 riots. The incidents involve acts of vandalism at various locations, including the Lahore Corps Commander's House (Jinnah House), Askari Tower, Shadman Police Station, and Sherpao Bridge.

These nationwide protests erupted following Imran Khan's arrest by paramilitary Rangers on May 9. The challan not only implicates Imran Khan but also includes other leaders from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party.

Among those accused in the challan are PTI Chief Imran Khan, former Punjab governor Omar Sarfaraz Cheema, former provincial ministers Mian Mehmoodur Rashid and Dr. Yasmeen Rashid, fashion designer Khadija Shah, and Sanam Javed.

Imran Khan's initial arrest took place on May 9 at the Islamabad High Court during proceedings related to the Al-Qadir Trust case. Subsequently, widespread protests and acts of vandalism occurred.

In response, the government suspended internet and mobile services for four days, causing disruptions in information flow and economic activities.

Following these events, the state apprehended numerous PTI leaders and workers, primarily from Punjab. Many, including the primary suspects