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Cipher Case: IHC rejects IK’s plea

ISLAMABAD: IHC on Thursday (26th of Oct, 2023) disposed of an appeal of PTI Chairman Imran Khan against his indictment by the trial court in the cipher case.

The court, however, observed that the PTI chairman should be given the right of fair trial.

Chief Justice Aamer Farooq announced the verdict which was earlier reserved after hearing arguments from the petitioner’s lawyer.

The defence lawyer said that they were provided the copies of challan on 17th October, by the trial court and it fixed 23rd October to frame charges.

He said that they were not provided the content of cipher, as it was not part of the case challan.

He prayed the court to issue instructions to the trial court for provision of all relevant documents before indictment.

The IHC will announce its decision on the bail petition of PTI chairman in the cipher case on Friday (27th of Oct, 2023).