A petition was filed in court docket on behalf of Imran Khan. It has sought to annul the Official Secrets and techniques Act particular court docket’s January 26 resolution, including that the case proceedings after the appointment of the state counsel must also be declared null and void.
The suspects’ counsel additionally pleaded that after the IHC declared the cipher trial null and void, the proceedings held since then are unlawful.
Speaking to the media exterior the court docket, Imran Khan’s lawyer Hamid Khan alleged that this was the worst trial within the historical past of Pakistan.
“Yesterday, the attorneys have been evicted from the court docket and proceedings have been performed. The attorneys have been taken to a small room, weapons have been pointed at them, and so they have been threatened. We don’t think about it a trial, it’s all unconstitutional and unlawful,” he alleged.
The counsel additional questioned whose order the court docket was following to conduct the trial and pronounce the decision as quickly as doable.
Lawyer Salman Safdar stated motion was taken in a single day to file the statements beneath Part 342. He stated the choose’s conduct is earlier than everybody, including that this was not a case of 14-year or life imprisonment.
Earlier, PTI senior chief Barrister Gohar Ali Khan had introduced that the social gathering would problem the cipher case proceedings in IHC on behalf of the PTI founder.
Gohar stated: “Right this moment (Monday) in Adiala Jail, I’ve seen the homicide of justice in entrance of my eyes. Within the pretend circumstances in opposition to Imran Khan, the judicial proceedings are being performed fully opposite to the necessities of regulation and justice. Though the judges are certain to conduct judicial proceedings within the mild of fundamental constitutional necessities of a good listening to, whatever the nature of the fees in any case.”
The PTI chief additional stated: “Additionally it is the accountability of the judges to take care of the minimal customary of transparency and justice within the trial. It’s a matter of offering justice to the most well-liked political chief of the nation, so the honorable (IHC) Chief Justice is requested to take discover and organize for the treatment of the intense deterioration within the matter of truthful listening to.”
“Nevertheless, we are going to problem court docket proceedings earlier than the excessive court docket. It’s anticipated from the Chief Justice Islamabad Excessive Courtroom that our utility might be mounted for an instantaneous listening to and might be heard with an open coronary heart,” Gohar stated and added “As for these people who find themselves busy drawing traces within the title of the most well-liked chief of the nation, they need to keep in mind that Allah, who is not going to allow them to erase the honour of the nation’s hottest chief with His mercy and style and the unprecedented help of the folks of Pakistan. God prepared.”
On Monday, the cipher case in opposition to former premier Imran Khan and senior PTI chief Shah Mehmood Qureshi entered its ultimate stage because the court docket ready a questionnaire for the accused to file their statements beneath Part 342 of the Prison Process Code (CrPC).
Choose Abul Hasanat Zulqarnain ready the questionnaire after the cross-examination of all 25 prosecution witnesses was accomplished.