Imran Khan Arrested, Given 3 Years In Prison, Banned From Pakistan Politics Ahead Of Elections – The Cradle 8/6/23


Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan was sentenced to three years in jail on Saturday by a court in Islamabad on charges of illegally selling state gifts. The popular opposition leader was promptly arrested from his home in Lahore after the court handed down the sentence. The court also disqualified him from politics for five years, banning his political activities.

Before being taken into custody, Khan released a video on social media saying his arrest was “expected” and calling on his supporters to protest peacefully….

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