Al-Qadir Trust Case: 3 more Testimonies

In the Adiala Jail of Rawalpindi, the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan, and his wife, Bushra Bibi, have concluded the statements of three more witnesses of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the hearing of the 190 million pound Al-Qadir Trust Case reference case against them.

Hearing of the Al-Qadir Trust Case in Accountability Court

The hearing of the case took place before the judge of the accountability court, Justice Nasir Javaid Rana. Founders of the PTI and their lawyers, including Barrister Salman Safdar, Barrister Ali Zafar, Usman Gul, and Zahid Abbas Chaudhry, were also present in court. Amina Khaleem Khan, the co-chairperson of the PTI, was also present in the courtroom.

Adjournment of the Hearing

Subsequently, the court has adjourned the further hearing of the case until March 16.

Restricted Access and Media Coverage

During today's hearing, prison authorities granted permission for only 6 lawyers to enter, and only 6 journalists were allowed to cover the proceedings. Media was allowed coverage from a distance of 2 kilometers from the prison, while strict security measures were enforced inside and around the jail premises.

Presence of PTI Leader's Family

Additionally, PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi's wife, son, and daughter were present outside the jail for a meeting, along with a large number of lawyers.

Imran Khan's Remarks

Imran Khan expressed his discontent with the current situation, citing falsehoods in various aspects. He criticized the alleged rigging in elections, compromised institutions, and unfounded security threats. Khan lamented that the country is running on lies and institutions have been compromised.

Allegations of Election Fraud

Khan complained that PTI was not allowed to participate effectively in the elections and that their mandate has been stolen. He claimed that despite dissatisfaction expressed by voters on polling day, the change was not accepted through votes.

Plans for Legal Action

Imran Khan clarified that there are no ongoing negotiations and that their protest for peace will continue. He announced their intention to approach the Supreme Court against electoral fraud.

Allegations of Money Use in Senate Elections

Khan alleged the misuse of money in the Senate elections, citing previous incidents where individuals were caught but not punished.

Previous Court Proceedings

During the previous hearing, the court had issued permanent warrants for the arrest of 6 accused in the reference of 190 million pounds. NAB had submitted details of assets of 6 accused advertisers in court, and the court had ordered the confiscation of the accused's properties.

Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi

Background of the Case

It is remembered that during the hearing held on January 6, the PTI founder Imran Khan and his family were not indicted. The court had also requested 5 witnesses from NAB. Subsequently, the statements of NAB's 3 witnesses were concluded in the hearing held on March 6. The court had declared 6 accomplice accused in the property tycoon Malik Riaz's reference as absconders and proclaimed them as offenders and fugitives.

Allegations Against Imran Khan

Imran Khan has been accused in the Al-Qadir Trust case of illegally obtaining and constructing land for Al-Qadir University. Additionally, allegations of money laundering have been raised against him in connection with 140 million pounds obtained illegally through the National Crime Agency (NCA) of Britain.


The legal battle continues as accusations and counter-accusations shape the narrative surrounding Imran Khan and his party's involvement in various cases.

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