ATC approves Shah Mehmood Qureshi bail in PTV attack case

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has been granted bail on Wednesday by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad in cases with respect to assault on PTV and the Parliament amid 2014 sit-in the government capital.

The court ordered Qureshi to pay a surety bond worth Rs100,000. After which he was conceded between time safeguard by ATC Judge Shahrukh Arjumand until February 08. A few arguments were documented against pioneers of the PTI and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on charges of viciousness, incorporating devastating property in the Red Zone, assaulting the state TV channel’s building and harming then-SSP Operations Asmatullah Junejo amid the 2014 dissent.

An interval charge-sheet was documented submitted to the court yesterday.

PTI boss Imran Khan, who was named as the main suspect in the charge sheet, had just got safeguard. The charge-sheet incorporates a rundown of 14 witnesses and CCTV film of the assault on the SSP.