The information was celebrated by lots of of Khan’s supporters, who rallied outdoors the Anti-Terrorism Court docket within the capital, Islamabad, the place the ousted chief’s arrival was met with a heavy safety presence.
The courtroom prolonged Khan’s pre-arrest bail till September 1, which suggests he can’t be arrested earlier than then.
Police opened an investigation into Khan this week after he vowed to “take motion” towards the pinnacle of police and a Justice of the Peace throughout a speech within the capital on Saturday.
“Hear Director Inspector Common (of police), we’re not going to allow you to go, we will file a case towards you. And madam Justice of the Peace you must also prepare, we’ll take motion towards you,” Khan had instructed his supporters throughout a rally in assist of his former chief of workers, Shahbaz Gill.
Gill was arrested earlier this month on sedition costs after he urged troopers to disobey orders from navy leaders.
Khan has alleged police tortured Gill whereas in custody and the claims have gained traction amongst his supporters. Islamabad police deny Khan’s allegations.
Tensions between Khan and the ruling coalition authorities led by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif have simmered for the reason that former star cricketer was ousted in a parliamentary no-confidence vote in April.
Khan has claimed there’s a US-led conspiracy towards him, accusing Sharif and the Pakistani navy of working with Washington to topple his authorities. The USA, Sharif and the Pakistani navy have all denied the allegations.
However Khan’s claims have struck a chord with a younger inhabitants in a rustic the place anti-American sentiment is widespread and anger on the institution is being fueled by a rising cost-of-living disaster.
His enduring reputation has translated to current provincial election victories for his celebration and he has repeatedly referred to as for a brand new parliamentary vote at mass rallies held since his ouster.