The anchorperson and journalist, Imran Riaz Khan has been arrested from Sialkot Airport today (Thursday, 11th May).
According to the media reports, Police Authorities said that Journalist Imran Riaz Khan wanted to go to Dubai from Sialkot Airport.
The law-enforcement authorities further stated that Imran Riaz Khan has been arrested from the Sialkot Airport under 3 MPO.
It is pertinent to mention here that the PTI Chairman Imran Khan was arrested on Tuesday as soon as he went to the relevant office of the Islamabad High Court to get his biometrics done. He was detained by the Rangers on the way.
A statement issued by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) revealed that the arrest of PTI Chairman Imran Khan was directed by the Chairman of NAB. It said that the warrant for Imran Khan was issued by NAB on May 1, and the warrant of his arrest was issued with the signature of the chairman of NAB.
Imran Khan has been arrested by the National Accountability Bureau under Section 9A of the National Accountability Ordinance 1999. He was arrested by NAB while taking action under 34A, 18E, and 24A.
The statement said that Imran Khan is accused of involvement in corruption and corrupt practices. It has been said on behalf of NAB that Imran Khan has been shifted to the NAB Rawalpindi office, after which he will be produced in the relevant court. He has been arrested in the Al-Qadir Trust case, but he was not detained by the Rangers.
The National Accountability Bureau further stated that Section 144 was already in force in Islamabad, and the Rangers were there to enforce the law on the orders of the Ministry of Interior. It has also been stated by NAB that the arrest of the PTI Chairman was ordered by NAB and it has also been implemented by NAB.