LAHORE: Bushra Bibi, the wife of former prime minister Imran Khan, on Monday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court challenging her possible arrest and seeking details of all cases including undisclosed ones registered against her.

The petition filed through Advocate Mushtaq Ahmad Mohal says that after the illegal removal of the petitioner’s husband from the office of the prime minister, the political victimisation of the petitioner, her husband and other family members has been started by the federal and provincial governments.

It alleges the departments and law enforcement agencies with mala fide and ulterior motives have lodged several false and frivolous FIRs against the petitioner and her husband on the direction of the governments.

It pleads the respondents including FIA, NAB, police and ACE have been keeping FIRs in secret so the petitioner could not approach the courts for grant of pre-arrest bail.

The petition says the respondents’ act of not disclosing the cases against the petitioner to her rather concealing them is illegal, unlawful and violation of the fundamental rights.

It asks the court to declare the act of the respondents as illegal.

Published in Dawn, September 5th, 2023

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