Imran Khan, the previous Pakistani prime minister, was eliminated in April final yr – and since then, he has confronted a number of prison prices and even escaped an assassination try.
For months, a whole lot of supporters have gathered exterior his dwelling in Lahore to guard him from arrest. However on Tuesday, Could 9, the previous cricket icon was dramatically arrested by paramilitary troops as he appeared in court docket to face corruption prices – prompting hundreds of individuals to protest throughout the nation.
Amongst those that took to the streets in Lahore is Mohammed Farhan. The 25-year-old, a junior member of Khan’s PTI occasion, describes his love for the previous chief as having no limits. “We’ll sacrifice our lives however we received’t allow you to take Imran Khan. As a result of he’s the one chief who’s trustworthy. I inform my spouse she is second and he’ll at all times stay my primary,” he added whereas smiling.
As Pakistan grapples with persevering with unrest, watch our newest Shut Up episode Preventing for Imran Khan as we observe Farhan’s struggle to defend the opposition chief.
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