The Islamabad High Court rejected FIA’s plea to cancel the bail of Imran Khan in the prohibited funding case.
The Islamabad High Court rejected the request of FIA to cancel the bail of Imran Khan, the court also rejected the request to cancel the bail of Tariq Shafi.
Earlier, Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani and Justice Tariq Jahangiri of the Islamabad High Court heard the FIA’s request to cancel the bail of former Prime Minister Imran Khan in the prohibited funding case, in which FIA’s lawyer and special prosecutor Raja Rizwan appeared in the court. Appeared.
The lawyer of FIA told the court that Imran Khan has not yet been involved in the investigation, the decision of the banking court to grant interim bail should be annulled.
The court inquired that what is the charge against Imran Khan in this case? Imran Khan or Tehreek-e-Insaf are the recipients of the funds.
The prosecutor said that Imran Khan said in an interview that these are charity funds but they were used for political purposes, we want to ask some other questions related to this interview.
Justice Mohsin said that if the State Bank did not take any notice, then this case cannot be heard. If the State Bank did not do its work, then how come to prosecute? It is the authority of the State Bank to start an inquiry or the federal government, tomorrow, if the State Bank says that this transaction was fine, then where will you stand? Have you recorded the statement of any State Bank employee? Show the State Bank letter which you received during the investigation, you did not involve the State Bank employee in the investigation, changing the name of a bank account is not a crime.
The court said that this whole case comes under the regulation of State Bank, what is Imran Khan’s relationship with Tariq Shafi? What kind of money has Imran Khan been withdrawing? Who is the signatory of this account? This account belongs to Tehreek-e-Insaaf.
The prosecutor said that Imran Khan is the chairman of the party and he is the beneficiary. On this, the court said that the account belongs to Tehreek-e-Insaf, so the committee of Tehreek-e-Insaf has to run it. How did Imran Khan become a beneficiary? If the funds were used for a political party, how did they become personal?
The court said, “Who is the witness who will say that the money was not used for the purpose for which I gave it? If STR is not generated against a transaction, what will be the law?”
Later, the court completed the hearing on the case and reserved its decision on Imran Khan’s bail cancellation request.