Babar also submitted an affidavit before the court which nominated him as the prime minister’s counsel in the case.

In February, Imran had appeared before the ATC first time in four cases, including the PTV and Parliament attack case and the SSP Asmatullah Junejo torture case. During the hearing, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman had requested an exemption from the court.

During the sit-ins in 2014, Secretariat police had registered four cases against several PTI and PAT workers for their alleged involvement in vandalism and attacking SSP Junejo and buildings of Parliament and PTV headquarters.

The Nation

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