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Pakistani authorities have positioned previous leading Imran Khan, his spouse and dozens of celebration personnel on a no-fly checklist, barring them from leaving the region, the most recent crackdown in a stand-off with the govt and the potent navy.

Security officers escort Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, as he appeared in Islamabad High Court, Islamabad, Pakistan.(REUTERS file)
Safety officers escort Pakistan’s previous Key Minister Imran Khan, as he appeared in Islamabad Significant Court docket, Islamabad, Pakistan.(REUTERS file)

The govt has imposed a momentary ban that can turn into lasting soon after an investigation into the mother nature of instances in opposition to them, Rana Sanaullah, inside minister, explained to reporters on Friday in Islamabad.

The South Asian country has witnessed its political turmoil intensify as Khan’s supporters attacked military attributes this thirty day period soon after a temporary arrest of the chief. The deepening political disaster is unfolding as Pakistan grapples with its worst financial distress in a long time with default hazards increasing amid a stalled mortgage method with the Global Financial Fund.

The previous couple of months have witnessed a sweeping crackdown by the govt on Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek—e-Insaf with numerous prime leaders now in jail and much more than two dozen getting give up the celebration. More than ten,000 supporters have been arrested throughout the country, in accordance to Khan. Pakistan is also thinking about to ban his political celebration.

Pakistan’s navy programs to try out the protesters in navy courtroom with sixteen men and women handed more than to the military for trials on May possibly twenty five. The accused can experience 3-fourteen a long time in jail below the army’s legislation, mentioned Sanaullah.

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