appointment of humayun dilawar, judge in imran khan’s toshakhana case, as special judge central ii
In a recent Development Humayun Dilawar the District and Sessions Court judge who Convicted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in the Toshakhana case has been appointed as a Special Judge Central II. The Ministry of Law and Justice issued a Notification Regarding Dilawar’s appointment in Islamabad for a three-year Period.
Earlier in August Humayun Dilawar had been demoted to Officer on Special Duty (O.S.D) on the orders of the Islamabad High Court (IHC). The new Role as Special Judge Central II Entails hearing Cases Related to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Cybercrimes.
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The Decision to appoint Dilawar comes after he Sentenced Imran Khan to a three-year term and imposed a fine of Rs100,000 in the Toshakhana case. This Verdict has Significant implications for the Country’s Political landscape as General Elections approach. The Court not only Sentenced Imran Khan but also Disqualified him from Holding any Office for five Years. Following the Judgement Imran Khan was arrested from his Zaman Park Residence and later Transferred to Central Jail Attock.
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It’s worth Noting that after announcing the Toshakhana Case Verdict Humayun Dilawar left for London. The appointment as Special Judge Central II marks his Return to a Pivotal Role within the Judicial System. This Development adds to the Ongoing legal and Political Dynamics in Pakistan with implications for Various Stakeholders.