Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan taken into custody in corruption case
In breaking news from Islamabad, former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has reportedly been taken into custody by a paramilitary force in connection to a corruption case. According to local broadcaster GEO TV, Khan was apprehended from a court premises in the capital city.
While Khan’s aide Fawad Chaudhry acknowledged that the former premier’s car had been surrounded, he did not confirm whether Khan had been arrested. The Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb has yet to respond to a Reuters request seeking confirmation of the reported arrest.
This development marks a significant turn of events for Khan, who had been a prominent figure in Pakistani politics for several years. The corruption case against him has been a subject of much controversy and speculation, and his arrest is likely to generate considerable attention both within Pakistan and around the world.