News

Secured 20th bail, 66 more to go, says Sheikh Rashid

By News Desk

November 11, 2023 03:52 PM


Secure 20th bail, 66 more to go, says Sheikh Rashid

File photo

Former interior minister and Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said that he has secured 20th bail from the court but still 66 more cases have been lodged against him, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Talking to newsmen outside district and sessions court in Islamabad on Saturday, Sheikh Rashid said he has today obtained bail in connection with a case registered at Kohisar Police Station. “This is the 20th case in which I get a bail and I have heard that there are 66 more cases lodged against me,” the former interior minister added.

He further said he did not have so much guarantors to secure more bails. “I am 73 years old but there are 86 cases against me. I request the high-ups to let go the innocent,” he added.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Rashid approached District and Sessions Courts seejubg bail in the 9th May riots case, filed in Kohisar police station.

The petition was filed by Sardar Abdul Razaq Advocate, arguing that his client was not named in any of the cases filed against PTI workers.

He has nothing to do with the incident and is being implicated without any basis, the lawyer said and added “I believe in the enforcement of the law.”

He requested the court that bail should be granted till the case is decided.

 

Reporter: Farzana Siddique


News Desk


Most Read

  1. Asad Manzoor Butt elected as Lahore High Court Bar president Asad Manzoor Butt elected as Lahore High Court Bar president
  2. Shazia Manzoor slaps comedian over ‘honeymoon’ joke Shazia Manzoor slaps comedian over ‘honeymoon’ joke
  3. Female police officer praised for saving woman with Arabic text dress from angry mob Female police officer praised for saving woman with Arabic text dress from angry mob
  4. Speaker administers oath to newly-elected MPAs in Punjab Assembly Speaker administers oath to newly-elected MPAs in Punjab Assembly
  5. KP govt orders immediate closure of universities amid security concerns KP govt orders immediate closure of universities amid security concerns
  6. Sajjad Haider becomes president of High Court Bar Association in Multan Sajjad Haider becomes president of High Court Bar Association in Multan

Opinion

  1. The Dark Side of Generation Z
    The Dark Side of Generation Z

    By Dr Asif Channer

  2. THE SECRET WAR: Public Interest Vs Official Secrets Act 1923
    THE SECRET WAR: Public Interest Vs Official Secrets Act 1923

    By Syed Aun Mohammed Bokhari

  3. Political Opportunism and the 18th Constitutional Amendment
    Political Opportunism and the 18th Constitutional Amendment

    By Muhammad Asad Ayaz

  4. To Know and Not to Know
    To Know and Not to Know

    By Abdullah Bin Tahir

  5. Gender equality: A pre-requisite for a balanced society
    Gender equality: A pre-requisite for a balanced society

    By Mehak Sabir