Posted 2/3/2024, 1:44:30 PM
Imran Khan Sentenced to More Jail Time, Disqualified from Election After Marrying Too Soon
- Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan and his wife sentenced to 7 years in prison for marrying less than 3 months after her previous divorce
- Comes day after Khan sentenced to 14 years on corruption charges; he's been convicted 4 times since being ousted from power in 2022
- Khan disqualified as candidate in upcoming February parliamentary elections
- Khan says charges are politically motivated; supporters condemn latest ruling as "bogus"
- Multiple prison terms raise fears of riots again after latest decision against popular former leader