FORMER Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been arrested.
The ex-cricket star is known to have been hauled out of a scheduled court docket look by safety forces and bundled right into a automotive.
Footage shared on social media seems to point out an enormous crowd of cops wearing riot gear surrounding Khan in Islamabad.
His lawyer is known to have been badly injured in the course of the arrest as Khan was escorted to a ready automotive.
Fawad Chaudhry, a senior official with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf occasion mentioned Khan was arrested on the premises of the court docket by brokers from the nation’s anti-corruption physique, the Nationwide Accountability Bureau.
Chaudhry mentioned Khan was dragged out of the court docket and right into a police automobile.
Denouncing the arrest as an “abduction”, Chaudhry added that the previous premier is now within the custody of the safety forces.
He has claimed his ouster was unlawful and a Western conspiracy and has campaigned in opposition to the federal government of his successor, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, demanding early elections.
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