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Pakistan's top court orders release of ex-PM Imran Khan

Update : 12 May 2023, 01:27

Pakistan's top court has ordered the release of former Prime Minister Imran Khan from custody. Khan's lawyers had challenged the legality of his arrest, which sparked nationwide protests, earlier this week.

The Supreme Court in Islamabad ruled on Thursday that the arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan was illegal.

The three-judge bench had been asked to hear Khan's petition against his arrest on Tuesday, on charges of corruption.

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