Imran Khan conviction in Pakistan: Lawyer says court suspends ex-PM’s graft sentence

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A Pakistani high court has reportedly suspended former prime minister Imran Khan’s prison sentence for a graft conviction. It’s still unclear if he would be immediately released. A spokesman for Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party said Islamabad High Court had overturned a lower-court decision this month imprisoning him for three years, a judgement that had barred him from contesting upcoming elections. FRANCE 24’s correspondent in Islamabad Shahzaib Wahlah tells us more.

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