Pakistan ex-PM fears arrest as he heads to court

Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan claims that he is the target of a plot to stop him from standing in elections due by October. – AFP pic, March 18, 2023.

PAKISTAN’S former prime minister Imran Khan said today he expected to be arrested as he headed to court on graft charges, after days of legal wrangling and pitched battles between his supporters and police.

The 70-year-old former cricket star has been tangled in a slew of court cases, a frequent hazard for opposition figures in Pakistan’s mudslinging politics.

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