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Nawaz Sharif granted bail in Toshakhana Case
- Web Desk
- Oct 24, 2023
ISLAMABAD: PML-N leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday was granted bail after he surrendered himself before the Accountability Court in the Toshakhana case.
Accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir was conducting hearing of the case.
Judge summoned Nawaz Sharif to rostrum to mark his attendance. After the marking of attendance the court allowed Sharif to leave.
Accountability court judge ordered PML-N leader to submit surety bonds of one million rupees and adjourned hearing of the case till November 20.
The accountability court of Islamabad had earlier givenPML-N leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif time till 1:30 pm to attend hearing in connection with Toshakhana case.
As the hearing started, counsel for Nawaz Sharif appeared in the court and requested for some time so that his client could attend hearing.
Jude Muhammad Bashir granted Sharif time till 1:30 pm to appear before court.
In the previous hearing, the accountability court had suspended perpetual arrest warrants for elder Sharif until October 24.
Earlier the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz workers who have thronged the Accountability Court ahead of the arrival of their leader Nawaz Sharif, have tortured a citizen outside the court building.
Reportedly, the PML-N workers who came from Gilgit, subjected to torture a citizen outside the Court for using swear words against Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
According to the PML-N workers, when the citizen abused their leader, they warned him. But he again called his name, on which the PML-N supporters beat him.
Seeing that the PML-N workers were thrashing a man, police interfered and took the citizen with them.
The PML-N supporters said that they would not let anyone abuse and raise slogans against their leader.