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ATC Acquits PM Imran In Parliament Attack Case

Islamabad: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Islamabad has acquitted Prime Minister Imran Khan in Parliament attack case.

Judge Raja Jawwad Abbas announced the reserved judgment on Thursday.

Earlier, the court had reserved judgment on the application for acquittal after arguments by the lawyers.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has remained proclaimed offender and he was on bail before the acquittal verdict.

The written arguments submitted in the court stated that Imran Khan is maliciously implicated and dragged into the baseless case as there is no any evidence attacking the parliament from his side and no witness recorded statement against him and insisted the court to acquit him.

Prosecution who in normal situation defends the accusations supported the acquittal of the PM.

President Arif Alvi, Federal Ministers Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Pervez Khattak Shafqat Mahmood, Asad Umar are also part of the case.

Provincial minister Aleem Khan, Jehangir Khan Tareen are nominated in the case while Chief of Pakistan Awani Tehreek has been declared fugitive in the case.

President Alvi enjoys immunity but the court has summoned Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Shoukat Yousufzai, Jehangir Tareen and others on November 12.