Imran Khan's wife Bushra Bibi gets relief, court grants bail in Al-Qadir Trust case

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Imran Khan's wife Bushra Bibi has been granted bail in the Al Qadir Trust case. In this case, Imran and his wife are accused of threatening Pakistan's richest man Malik Riaz and usurping land worth billions of rupees for a university.

Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi. (File photo)

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's wife Bushra Bibi has achieved a major legal victory. Imran Khan's wife Bushra Bibi has been granted anticipatory bail in a corruption case by a special accountability court in Rawalpindi today. Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi, along with other accused, are accused of causing a loss of about Rs 50 billion to the country's treasury in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case.

Judge Mohammad Ali Warraich conducted the hearing in Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail, where both Khan and Bushra Bibi are lodged in another case. However, despite getting bail, 49-year-old Bushra will remain in jail due to her conviction in the illegal marriage case.

What is the Al Qadir Trust case?

Al Qadir Trust is actually a matter related to a university. It was established in Sohawa, Jhelum in the year 2021. This project was formed by Imran Khan, his wife Bushra Bibi and his close associates Zulfiqar Bukhari and Babar Awan. The purpose of setting up this university was to provide good education in Sohawa. This university of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, established in 2021, has not yet been recognized by the government. In the case, Imran and his wife are accused of grabbing land worth billions of rupees for the university by threatening Malik Riaz, the richest man in Pakistan. This institute was registered as a trust but fees were charged from the students here.

What is the case of illegal marriage?

Bushra Bibi's ex-husband Khawar Maneka had filed a case against Bushra Bibi and Imran Khan for illegal marriage. Khawar Maneka had alleged that they got married without Bibi following the mandatory waiting period of Iddat. Khawar had asked the court to declare the marriage invalid.