Imran Khan Calls His Arrest Declare ‘Mere Drama’, Says ‘Actual Intent’ Is To ‘Abduct, Assassinate’ Him

New Delhi: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday (March 15, 2023) stated that his arrest declare on corruption expenses is a “mere drama” and that the actual intent behind it’s to “abduct and assassinate” him.

“Clearly “arrest” declare was mere drama as a result of actual intent is to abduct & assassinate. From tear fuel & water cannons, they’ve now resorted to reside firing. I signed a surety bond final night, however the DIG refused to even entertain it. There isn’t any doubt of their mala fide intent,” he stated in a tweet after police arrived at his Zaman Park residence in Lahore to arrest him within the Toshakhana case on Tuesday.

Regardless of an over eight-hour-long police operation outdoors his residence, the cops couldn’t arrest Imran Khan within the Toshakhana case on account of robust resistance from PTI staff.

Supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman clashed with the police outdoors his residence to foil his arrest. 

A number of policemen and staff of his celebration had been wounded and protests had been held in a number of cities throughout the nation.

Earlier within the day, Khan slammed the Shehbaz Sharif-led authorities for planning his arrest and stated that is all a part of a “London plan” to complete all circumstances in opposition to the nation’s ex-premier Nawaz Sharif.

In a video message, the cricketer-turned-politician stated that an settlement has been signed in London to place him in jail and to make his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf fall.

“That is a part of the London plan and an settlement has been signed there to place Imran in jail, make the PTI fall and end all circumstances in opposition to Nawaz Sharif,” he stated in a 2:50-minute-long video.

He additionally slammed the Police for ‘attacking’ his supporters and utilizing tear fuel and a water cannon.

“Nawaz Sharif has been given assurance that I and my celebration will probably be attacked and pulled down,” Imran Khan stated.


On Tuesday, the 70-year-old had requested his supporters to “come out” to battle for actual freedom and proceed the battle even when he’s killed or arrested. 

“They (the federal government) assume that after my arrest, the nation will go to sleep. It’s important to show them mistaken,” he stated.

“God has given me every thing, and I’m preventing this battle for you. I’ve been preventing this battle all my life, and I’ll proceed to take action,” the PTI chief said.

“If one thing occurs to me and I’m despatched to jail or if I’m killed, it’s important to show that you’ll battle with out Imran Khan and never settle for the slavery of those thieves and of the one one who has been making selections for the nation,” Khan stated.

Quickly after his speech, protests broke out in Islamabad, Peshawar, Karachi, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Vehari, Peshawar, Quetta, and Mianwali.

Khan has been within the crosshairs for purchasing items, together with an costly Graff wristwatch he had obtained because the premier at a reduced worth from the state depository known as Toshakhana, and promoting them for revenue.

Khan was ousted from energy in April final 12 months after dropping a no-confidence vote, which he alleged was a part of a US-led conspiracy concentrating on him due to his impartial international coverage selections on Russia, China, and Afghanistan.

Since his ouster, he has been clamouring for fast elections to oust what he termed an “imported authorities” led by PM Shehbaz Sharif.

Sharif has maintained that elections will probably be held later this 12 months as soon as the parliament completes its five-year tenure.

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