Former Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan (AFP / File)

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan was booked in an "attempted murder" case in Islamabad.

Iran PressAsia: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Mohsin Shahnawaz Ranjha on Saturday registered a case of "attempted murder" against former Pakistani prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan - a day after Ranjha was attacked outside the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) office in Islamabad where PTI supporters were protesting disqualification of Khan in the Toshakhana case.

The case has been registered at the Secretariat police station in Islamabad, reported Geo TV, Hindustan Times reported.

In the First Information Report (FIR), Ranjha mentioned that he was attacked when he appeared as a plaintiff in the Toshakhana case at the commission. As he stepped outside the ECP, the PML-N leader was attacked with the "intention of murder" at the "behest of PTI leadership," reported Geo TV quoting the FIR. He alleged that attempts were made to break into his car by smashing its glass.

The FIR also said that the Sri Nagar Highway was blocked at the behest of the PTI leadership, during which the party's workers vandalized and pelted stones.


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