Imran's arrest 'no issue' if convicted: Rana Sanaullah.

FAISALABAD -- Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan said on Sunday that the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan was not a "big issue", but the government wanted the courts to convict him first.

The statement came as the former prime minister demanded a "public trial" of the Toshakhana case before a crowd gathered inside Zaman Park, hours after police claimed he was avoiding arrest after they returned empty-handed from his Lahore residence without even meeting the PTI chairman.

Islamabad police had travelled to Lahore earlier in the day to arrest Imran Khan over warrants issued against him in the Toshakhana (gift repository) case. Police officials said the former premier was avoiding arrest, as his staff told them he was "unavailable" when they visited Zaman Park with the court orders.

Speaking to the media after inaugurating a ceremony at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Rana Sanaullah said that if the court ordered Imran's arrest, he would instantly comply with the orders without any fear of a law...

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