Imran, wife indicted in Toshakhana case

imran, wife indicted

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi faced indictment in the Toshakhana case during a hearing conducted by accountability court Judge Muhammad Bashir on Tuesday.

The Toshakhana, a state department, serves as the repository for gifts given to state officials, foreign diplomats, and heads of various governments. According to the Constitution of Pakistan, recipients of such gifts are required to report them to the cabinet division and pay an appropriate amount if they wish to retain them personally.

In a new development on December 19, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a reference against Imran and his wife in the accountability court. The reference alleges that the couple retained 58 gifts, valuing over Rs142 million, against an undervalued amount, out of a total of 108 received during Imran Khan’s tenure as the prime minister. For more details, refer to this article.