Jahangir Tareen gets interim bail in PTV, Parliament attack cases
ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court docket (ATC) on Monday licensed intervening time bail for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Jahangir Tareen in PTV and Parliament assault circumstances.
Pronouncing the verdict within the bail petition, the court docket authorised intervening time bail for Tareen and ordered him to publish Rs zero.1 million non-public bond cash.
Chatting with media out of doors the court docket, Tareen denied assembly Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief and previous inner minister Chaudhry Nisar, amid rumours that the latter is also becoming a member of PTI.
The ATC is listening to 4 circumstances – assault at the state tv development, Parliament and SSP Junejo – in opposition to PTI and Pakistan Awami Tehreek leaders.
In August 2014, Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri took to streets in Islamabad in opposition to alleged rigging in 2013 basic elections and Type The city sit-in. The protest persisted for 104 days.
Right through the sit-in, the protesters beat up SSP Asmatullah Junejo on Charter Road once they attacked the PTV headquarters and portions of the Parliament.
A case used to be then filed in opposition to Khan, Qadri and others for torturing the SSP and 5 different cops.
PTI leaders Shireen Mazari, Arif Alvi and Asad Umar have been granted bail within the circumstances previous this 12 months. The ATC additionally prolonged the intervening time bail of Imran Khan within the 4 circumstances in January.
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