Violent clashes in Pakistan after court rules arrest of Imran Khan ‘unlawful’

Judge urges ex-PM to appeal to his supporters to remain peaceful

Supporters of Imran Khan celebrate after Lahore's Supreme Court ordered the release of Khan. Photo: K.M. Chaudary / AP Photo© AP

Munir Ahmed

Pakistan’s Supreme Court yesterday ordered the release of former prime minister Imran Khan, whose arrest earlier this week sparked a wave of violence across the country by his supporters.

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