The police entered the house of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Lahore on Saturday whereas he was on his strategy to Islamabad for a court docket listening to in a corruption case, officers from his political celebration stated.
Bushra Begum, Mr Khan’s spouse, was at residence when police broke into his home.
“In the meantime Punjab police have led an assault on my home in Zaman Park the place Bushra Begum is alone. Beneath what regulation are they doing this? That is a part of London Plan the place commitments have been made to convey absconder Nawaz Sharif to energy as quid professional quo for agreeing to 1 appointment,” Mr Khan tweeted.
In the meantime Punjab police have led an assault on my home in Zaman Park the place Bushra Begum is alone. Beneath what regulation are they doing this? That is a part of London Plan the place commitments have been made to convey absconder Nawaz Sharif to energy as quid professional quo for agreeing to 1 appointment.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) March 18, 2023
His celebration, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, shared a video on its official Twitter account that confirmed Mr Khan’s supporters at his residence being lathicharged by the policemen.
Worst sort of torture in Zaman Park proper now. If one thing occurs, will you paint it as accident once more!? #چلو_چلو_عمران_کے_ساتھpic.twitter.com/5S45UDVvMZ
— PTI (@PTIofficial) March 18, 2023
The transfer follows days of standoff and intense clashes between his supporters and the police earlir this week when makes an attempt have been made to arrest him for skipping a number of earlier hearings.
Safety forces had fired tear fuel and water cannons at a whole lot of Mr Khan’s supporters who had cordoned off his residence in an effort to stop his arrest.
Imran Khan, who was shot and wounded whereas campaigning in November, 2022, had stated in an interview that the menace to his life is bigger than earlier than.
Mr Khan was ousted by a no-confidence vote final 12 months and has been snarled in dozens of authorized circumstances as he campaigns for early elections and a return to workplace.
Because the political drama unfolds, the nation is dealing with a stark financial downturn, risking default if assist can’t be secured from the Worldwide Financial Fund.