Qureshi, Asad’s bail extended

F.P. Report

LAHORE: A local anti-terrorism court in Lahore today accepted the bail applications of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi and the party deserter Asad Umar in terrorism cases and extended the interim bail of the duo till August 8.

The court heard six cases against Qureshi related to his involvement in an attack on Jinnah House and Askari Tower and other cases of vandalism and torching. The court granted interim bail to the PTI Vice Chairman till August 8 and sought arguments on the bail in the next hearing.

ATC Judge Abhar Gul Khan heard the application of Asad Umar who was seeking bail in cases related to an attack on Askari Tower and other cases of vandalism. The judge granted him interim bail till August 8. The Gulberg police have registered the Askari attack case against Umar and others. Qureshi and Asad Umar both appeared before the court. (PPI)