Imran Khan fears he will be poisoned in prison as unrest escalates

Troops deployed as more than 1,000 of former Pakistan PM’s supporters arrested

A supporter of Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan throws stones towards police during a protest against Khan's arrest, in Peshawar, Pakistan, yesterday. Photo: Reuters/Fayaz Aziz© REUTERS

Ben Farmer and Samaan

Imran Khan said he fears he will be assassinated in prison by a poison injection, as more than 1,000 of his followers were rounded up in mass arrests after his own detention.

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