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Why Imran Khan is sentenced to Jail? What is the Cipher case in Pakistan, What is PTI?

What is the Cipher case? Who was involved in the Cipher case? What is PTI? So let's find out! Why Imran Khan is sentenced to Jail

In this article, you will get to know why the former Prime Minister of Pakistan was sentenced to jail. what is the Cipher case? Who was involved in the Cipher case? What is PTI? So let’s find out! Why Imran Khan is sentenced to Jail.

Who was the former PM of Pakistan? Why Imran Khan is Sentenced to Jail

The former prime minister of Pakistan, also the former cricketer, Imran Khan has been reported, sentenced to jail for 10 years for exposing official state secrets regarding the Cipher case.
Along with him former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, also the Vice chairman of Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, was also sentenced to jail along with Imran Khan.
Imran Khan has been in Adial jail since August 2023 for corruption charges. He was outed by his opponents, during his tenure, as a Prime minister in 2022 which means, he was already serving a three-year jail term for a different case after being convicted of corruption charges.

What is the Cipher case in Pakistan? Who was involved in the Cipher case?

The Cipher case is related to the disclosure of a cable sent to Islamabad by Pakistan’s Ambassador in 2022 in Washington. The case pertains to Diplomatic communications between Washington and Islamabad, during Khan’s tenure as a Prime Minister.

Why Imran Khan is sentenced to Jail
Why Imran Khan is Sentenced to Jail

Khan in 2022, said that it was all a part of a US conspiracy to overthrow his government. However, Washington denied any involvement in such a conspiracy. The cipher case started from his participation in a rally in March 2022 a month before his removal through votes. During the rally, Imran Khan brandished a document, claiming it revealed a foreign conspiracy against him.

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The letter stated that ‘All will be forgiven if Imran Khan is removed from power’.

Khan’s former secretary, Azam Khan stated that the USA diplomatic letterhead had been manipulated by Khan To further his political objectives. The prosecution concluded That the PM’s actions constituted the unauthorized disclosure of a classified document, posing a threat to the countries’ relations. This might lead to the potential for life imprisonment or death penalty.

What is PTI? What was PTI’s reaction Cipher case?

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is a political Party in Pakistan, founded in 1996 by former Prime Minister Imran Khan. PTI has stated that its focus is on turning Pakistan into a model of a welfare state implying Islamic socialism and also dismantling religious discrimination against Pakistani minorities.
The PTI party said ‘Pakistan stands with Imran Khan and Shah Mehmood Qureshi’. The party also expressed the trial was a disgusting and shameful mockery of the law in the cipher case.

Hence, the former PM of Pakistan is sentenced to 10 years in jail.
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