September 22, 2023

Khan, 70, was to seem in individual earlier than the Extra District and Classes Courtroom in Islamabad on Thursday.

A Pakistani courtroom right here on Thursday accepted former prime minister Imran Khan’s plea for private exemption from the Toshakhana corruption case listening to, ordering his look earlier than the courtroom on Friday.

Khan, 70, was to seem in individual earlier than the Extra District and Classes Courtroom in Islamabad on Thursday.

The Toshakhana subject over the sale of state presents acquired by the cricketer-turned-politician turned a serious subject in nationwide politics after the Election Fee of Pakistan disqualified Khan for making false statements and incorrect declaration.

Khan has been accused of misusing his 2018 to 2022 premiership to purchase and promote presents in state possession that had been acquired throughout visits overseas and price greater than Rs 140 million (USD 635,000).

The Toshakhana is a division beneath the executive management of the Cupboard Division and shops treasured presents given to rulers, parliamentarians, bureaucrats, and officers by heads of different governments and states and overseas dignitaries.

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First Printed: Jul 06 2023 | 4:24 PM IST