Final Up to date: June 12, 2023, 00:29 IST
Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan was booked on Sunday in one more case associated to the acquisition of over 5,000 kanals (625 acres) of land at throwaway costs by fraud within the nation’s Punjab province.
The entire variety of instances in opposition to the 70-year-old Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf: chief has now swelled to over 140 following his ouster because the prime minister of Pakistan in April final 12 months.
Khan’s instances largely relate to terrorism, inciting the general public to violence, arson assaults, blasphemy, tried homicide, corruption and fraud.
The Anti-Corruption Institution (ACE) of Punjab registered the brand new case in opposition to Khan.
Khan’s sister Uzma Khan, her husband and former Punjab chief minister Usman Buzdar have additionally been booked.
“Khan and different suspects are accused of shopping for 5,261 kanals of costly land in Layyah district of Punjab at low-cost charges. They purchased the land at PKR 13 crores in opposition to the precise value of PKR 6 billion (600 crores),” the ACE stated.
The ACE stated the suspect, utilizing political affect, ”snatched” 500-kanal land from the native individuals who had been residing there for a few years.
In keeping with ACE, a raid was carried out to arrest Uzma and her husband in Lahore’s Zaman Park space on Sunday however they managed to flee.
It stated the prime suspect within the case is Uzma because the land (over 5,000 acres) is in her title.
Khan, a cricketer-turned-politician, was ousted from energy in April final 12 months after dropping a no-confidence vote in his management, which he alleged was a part of a US-led conspiracy concentrating on him due to his unbiased international coverage selections on Russia, China and Afghanistan.
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