Imran Khan’s party claims Bushra Bibi was confined to a small room in her Bani Gala residence

Last updated: March 11, 2024, 23:32 IST

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan (right) with his wife Bushra Bibi (left). (File image: AFP)

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf: General Secretary Omar Ayub, who has been nominated by the party and Sunni Ittehad Council MPs as the leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, said that Bushra Bibi’s food issues have not been resolved yet.

ISLAMABAD: A senior leader of the jailed former Pakistan prime minister’s party on Monday claimed that Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Bibi was confined to a small room in her Bani Gala residence despite it being declared a sub-jail. Is.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf: Secretary General Omar Ayub, who has been nominated as the leader of the opposition in the National Assembly by the party and Sunni Ittehad Council MPs, said Bushra Bibi’s food issues were not resolved yet. Yes, Dawn newspaper reported.

Ayub, who was also the opposition’s joint candidate, lost the prime ministerial election to Khan’s rival Shehbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, despite Bushra Bibi being declared his residence. Has been confined to a small room. Sub Jail.

Our demand is that you should not consider Bushra Bibi as Imran Khan’s weakness. He said, she was the strength of the former Prime Minister. Last month, a Pakistani court was informed by Adiala prison authorities that 49-year-old Bushra Bibi could not be transferred to the prison due to security threat.

The information was submitted to the Islamabad High Court when it was hearing a plea by Bushra seeking transfer from Bani Gala sub-jail to Adiala, The Express Tribune newspaper reported. Bushra has been confined to Khan’s Bani Gala residence after an accountability court sentenced the couple to 14 years in jail in the Toshakhana corruption case last month.

Khan, 71, is lodged in Rawalpindi’s high security Adiala jail. Both of them have been sentenced to several years in prison in the Toshakhana expensive gifts case and the Iddat case, which had declared their marriage un-Islamic. ,

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