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Imran Khan lands in court on terror, other charges: 5 things to know

Pakistan ex-PM spared arrest for now but faces possible disqualification, prison

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, center, addresses an anti-government rally in Islamabad on Aug. 20, when he made controversial statements against police and a judge.   © AP

KARACHI -- Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan appeared in court on Thursday, as he faces allegations of terrorizing public officials in a speech last weekend in Islamabad.

Khan stood before an anti-terrorism tribunal, which granted him a reprieve from possible arrest for one week. But the former premier, who was ousted in a no-confidence vote in April, finds himself ensnarled in a string of legal battles.

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