The Profile: How Imran Khan got bowled out of office
The former cricketing legend was ousted as Pakistan’s prime minister earlier this month by a vote of no confidence, amid allegations of a US-assisted conspiracy – but he has vowed to fight ‘till the last ball’
Near London’s Hyde Park earlier this month, a video was taken of a man holding a blue Adidas trainer, which he was using to hit a nearby poster. He took his time to ensure he whacked the images of five judges on Pakistan’s Supreme Court who had recently ruled that a vote of no confidence in Imran Khan, the then prime minister, could go ahead.
Khan, a cricket legend who entered politics in the mid-1990s, ...