PTI Founder Chairman Imran Khan had conveyed to the President Dr Arif Alvi not to consider any request from any side for pardon of his convictions, claimed party spokesman Raoof Hasan.

Talking to The News on Monday, the PTI’s information secretary said that the President has the constitutional power to pardon any sentence passed by any court. He said that there were demands, from different sides including the social media, that President Alvi should pardon Khan’s convictions.

Raoof Hasan said that following such demands, Imran Khan sent a message to the President not to do it in any way. Hasan said that the PTI founder chairman would never accept such a pardon. Hasan said that the President has the constitutional power to pardon any convict.

Article 45 of the Constitution deals with the subjects. The Article reads as: “The President shall have power to grant pardon, reprieve and respite, and to remit, suspend or commute any sentence passed by any court, tribunal or other authority.”


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2024-02-27

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