Cipher case: IHC rejects Imran Khan's plea challenging jail trial.

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has found no malice in holding Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan's jail trial in a cipher case in view of security concerns.IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq announced the court's decision on the PTI chief's plea challenging authorities' move to hold his trial in Adiala jail in the case registered under the Official Secrets Act.The IHC CJ directed Khan to approach the trial court if he had reservations over the matter.The PTI chairman, whose government was sent home after a vote of no confidence was passed in the Parliament in April last year, requested the IHC that his trial be held in a court and not the jail."The jail trial is in favour of the PTI chairman in view of his security," the court said, adding that Khan has repeatedly expressed his fears about his safety.Meanwhile, PTI Vice Chairman Vice...

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