Former prime minister Imran Khan and former international minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had been on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years every in jail within the cipher case.
The choice was introduced by particular court docket Choose Abul Hasnat Zulqarnain throughout the listening to of the case held on the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
Khan’s celebration Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) confirmed the event by saying that it was a “sham case with no entry to media or public.”
“Authorized group will problem the choice in a better court docket and hopefully will get this sentence suspended, given the poor proceedings of a case when Islamabad Excessive Courtroom had clearly annuled proceedings twice, ordered entry to media and public however quite the opposite, entry of authorized group was denied, and choice reached in a haste,” the celebration mentioned in WhatsApp message.
The cipher case pertains to a bit of paper, presupposed to be a diplomatic cable — the cipher — that Khan had waved at a public rally on March 27, 2022, and naming the US, had claimed that it was ‘proof’ of an “worldwide conspiracy” to topple his authorities.