Qureshi gets bail in May 9 violence case

ISLAMABAD: – A district and sessions court Saturday approved bail of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi in the May 9 violence case.

Additional Sessions Judge Muhammad Haroon Shah approved the bail after hearing arguments from Mr Qureshi’s lawyer Ali Bukhari in the case registered against the former foreign minister at the Khana police station in Islamabad.

The PTI stalwart also appeared before the court to make his attendance. During the hearing, Bukhari argued that his client was neither present on the scene nor he gave any inciting statement. He accused the police of embroiling the former minister in the case without any evidence.

He pleaded the court to approve the bail of Shah Mehmood Qureshi. After hearing arguments, Judge Haroon Shah approved the bail.

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