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Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan indicted on anti-terrorism charges

The FIR was filed against former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). Imran Khan has been charged with threatening a judge and two of his officials during a speech at a rally in Islamabad.

Earlier, Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog banned a satellite TV channel from broadcasting a live speech hours after exiled Prime Minister Imran Khan threatened state institutions and made provocative remarks at a public rally. did.

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said Imran’s taped speech would be allowed to air after an effective delay mechanism to ensure effective oversight and editorial control.

Khan threatened lawsuits against senior police officers, a female magistrate, the Pakistan Electoral Commission and political opponents while attending a rally here on Saturday.

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rana Sanaura said Imran Khan’s speech was a continuation of the trend of targeting the military and other institutions.

Khan met his aide Shabazz Gill, who was arrested last week on sedition charges, while speaking at a rally on Saturday. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said in a communiqué issued on Saturday that the TV channel had been repeatedly warned to stop broadcasting material to “state agencies.” You mentioned that you were unable to implement a time delay mechanism for

“Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, in his speeches/statements, continued to advocate state institutions by leveling baseless allegations and used provocative actions against state institutions and officials. It has been observed that they disseminate hate speech through slanderous remarks, which may adversely affect the maintenance of public order and may disturb public peace and tranquility.”

Regulators said Khan’s speech violated Article 19 of the Constitution and violated media codes of conduct.

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