Waqar Younis Congratulate Imran Khan: Cricketer Aounis was one of the few who stood up for Imran Khan during his arrest. However, Khan received a short reprieve when the Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted him a two-week bail in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case.
Widespread protests broke out nationwide after Khan was detain by the Rangers on the grounds of the Islamabad High Court, leaving many people dead.
The court also issued a directive barring law enforcement from detaining Khan until May 17. In four cases in Lahore, Khan had asked for temporary relief; the judge granted him bail till May 22 in the Zille Shah murder case. During deliberating a bail request about three terrorism cases, another bench also prohibited officials from detaining him until the morning of May 15.
Khan was detaine in connection with a property tycoon corruption investigation. The high court initially denied his request for freedom because it believed his arrest to be legal. On May 11, the Supreme Court, citing a rule violation by law enforcement during his incarceration, granted his release.
Khan has been harshly critical of the coalition government since he was force out of office last year.