Imran Khan to indicted in Toshakhana case on March 13.

ISLAMABAD -- The district court on Tuesday summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in personal capacity on March 13 for indictment in the Toshakhana case.

Additional Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal took three recessions during the hearing of the case filed by the District Election Commissioner Islamabad as Imran Khan's appeal against the issuance of his non-bailable warrants was being heard by the Islamabad High Court.

When the court was told about the suspension of Imran Khan's arrest warrants by the IHC, it issued a summon notice for the accused for indictment on March 13.

Earlier, during the hearing, the judge indicated for fixing the case on March 9, as Imran Khan was going to appear before the high court on the same date, and he would issue orders to the Islamabad Police and Interior Ministry for security arrangements.

The private security team of the PTI chief could review the security arrangements at the district courts, he added.

Imran Khan's lawyer Sher Afzal Murawat pleaded that his client could not appear before the court due to certain reasons. Imran Khan had repeatedly highlighted security threats to his life and moreover, his appearance in court would put the lives of citizens, lawyers and judges at...

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