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Imran Khan Sentenced to 10 Years in Cypher Case

Imran Khan Sentenced to 10 Years in Cypher Case

Islamabad: Safer Case Special Court has sentenced Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan and Shah Mahmood Qureshi to 10 years of imprisonment.

Justice Abu Al-Hasanat Zulqarnain presided over the Safer Case hearing against Imran Khan and Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Adiala Jail. Both Imran Khan and Shah Mahmood were present in court during the hearing.

During the proceedings, the judge remarked that your lawyers are not present, and the State Defense Council has been provided. In response, the defense lawyers clarified that we have raised objections.

The judge told the defense lawyers that they have expressed distrust in me.

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During the hearing, a questionnaire of 342 questions was given to Shah Mahmood Qureshi and PTI founder Imran Khan, to which both accused stated that their lawyers were not present, how can we record a statement?

Later, the court recorded the statement of PTI founder Imran Khan on question 342, where Imran Khan stated that Safer had visited his office, but the responsibility for its security was with the military secretary. An inquiry had been ordered regarding Safer, and no clue was found about Safer.

After recording Imran Khan’s statement and a brief hearing, the court announced the verdict, sentencing Imran Khan and Shah Mahmood Qureshi to 10 years of imprisonment each in the Safer Case.

The judge summarized the decision in brief language.

It should be noted that before this, Imran Khan had challenged the decision of the government lawyers’ removal in the Safer Case in the Islamabad High Court.

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