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Fervent Plea : Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Urges Supreme Court Judges To Act ; Save Democracy

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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the Supreme Court judges to save the democracy in Pakistan, saying “you are our last hope,” amidst a possible ban on his political party following the attacks by his supporters on military installations.

In an address to the nation via social media as reported by PTI , 70-year-old Khan also said that a massive crackdown on his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is ongoing and the regime has “jailed the entire leadership and even those who are not even a part of the party.” “You are our last hope,” Khan said, referring to the top judiciary.

“Supreme Court judges, the nation is looking at you and your unity is very important for the public. It is up to you now to save this country and take a stand for it because Pakistan is becoming a banana republic,” Khan urged, amidst reports that the internet connection of his Zaman Park residence has been shut down.

Meanwhile In set- back for PTI party, Former PM Imran Khan’s close aide former information minister Fawad Chaudhry on resigned from his party which is under pressure from the government over the May 9 violence.

Chaudhry’s resignation came a day after former minister for human rights Shireen Mazari quit 70-year-old Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party and condemned the actions of the former prime minister’s supporters who attacked and torched sensitive defence installations across Pakistan on May 9.

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