Imran Khan sentencing updates: Ex-Pakistan PM, wife jailed for 14 years

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi have been sentenced to 14 years in jail for illegally selling state gifts.

The sentencing comes a day after Khan was given a 10-year prison term in a case related to the leaking of state secrets.

The double sentencing against Pakistan’s popular politician comes about a week before the national elections on February 8.

Khan is barred from running in the vote as his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party witnesses a massive crackdown by the state

Source: Aljazeera

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