May 9: Imran Khan, Qureshi granted bails in 25 cases


May 9 Imran Khan


ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi granted bail to former premier and PTI founder Imran Khan and party vice-chairman Shah Mehmood Quresh in 25 cases linked to the May 9 riots. 

The court also granted bail to Imran Khan in 12 cases and to Shah Mehmood Qureshi in 13 cases.

ATC Judge Ijaz Asif heard the bail applications on Saturday reagrding the May 9 riot cases related to Imran Khan, while PTI counsel Shiraz Ahmad Ranjha appeared before the court.

During the proceedings, the judge turned down prosecution’s request for more time in the cases.

The court said there was no justification to keep the PTI founder under arrest and all accused in May 9 cases are on bail.

Imran was also granted bail in the GHQ and Army Museum attack cases and the court ordered a surety bond of Rs0.1 million in all 12 cases.

It may be mentioned here that Imran Khan is in Adiala Jail after being convicted in cypher, Toshakhana and illegal marriages cases.

Imran Khan sisters’ interim bail extended

An anti-terrorism court in Lahore on Saturday extended interim bail of Imran Khan’s sisters.

Both Aleema Khan and Uzma Khan appeared before the court in connections with May 9 incidents.

The court extended the bail until February 22 to both sisters, Zain Qureshi and others.

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