Pakistani court suspends former premier arrest warrants
ISLAMABAD, - Islamabad High Court on Friday suspended the non-bailable arrest warrants of the former Prime Minister Imran Khan and barred police from his arrest.
Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court Aamer Farooq, while hearing Khan's case to suspend the lower court ordered to arrest him, has suspended the ordered after Khan's legal team assured the court that he [Khan] will appear before the district court on Saturday.
The court also ordered the Islamabad IG Police to ensure Khan’s security during his appearance before the court on Saturday.
On Thursday, the additional session judge Islamabad upheld his earlier arrest warrant issued on Tuesday to arrest the former prime minister in a case of Toshakhan
On Tuesday, Islamabad and Lahore police arrived at Khan's residence in Lahore to arrest him but Khan's workers foiled their attempt.
During clashes several policemen and dozen Khan's supporters wounded while several others arrested by the police.
The government actions brought worldwide condemnation to used force against the popular political leader of the country