ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB)'s officials and Islamabad police on Tuesday arrested Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI)'s Chairman Imran Khan from Islamabad when he arrived from Lahore to appear before the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

As per the NAB sources, Chairman NAB had issued arrest warrants against Imran Khan in Al-Qadir Trust case on May 1. The Bureau had arrested former prime minister under section-9A, 34A, 18A and 24A of the NAB Ordinance 1999. Imran Khan was accused of corruption and corrupt practices. He would be produced before the relevant court for physical remand by the bureau.warrant

Inspector General of Islamabad Police Dr Akbar Nasir Khan said PTI chief had been arrested in the Al-Qadir Trust case. In a tweet the IGP said that the situation of the federal capital was normal and as per the routine.

Dr Nasir Abkar said that the Section 144 was already imposed in the federal capital and action would be taken in case of any violation. "No violence has been done against any individual during the arrest of PTI chief," adding that the Police had created a cordon around the vehicle of Imran Khan to ensure his safety.

Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that Imran had failed to appear before...

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