Long March Vandalism: Interim bail granted to 38 PTI leaders until June 20. the case of vandalism committed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders during their long march to Islamabad was heard by the Session Court in Islamabad. Interim bail was granted to PTI leaders Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Asad Umar, as well as Sheikh Rashid and 38 others, until June 20.
The prosecutor was asked by the judge of the Session Court if the investigations into the case were completed. Wajid Minir, the Prosecutor, responded that it is still ongoing. According to PTI lawyer Babar Awan, our leaders went to the jail but were returned because the officer was not present. While requesting that the process be completed, he stated that the party will not disappoint the court and that all suspects will appear in court.
The judge ordered that every suspect mark their attendance in court and that the prosecutor include every suspect in the investigation. PTI leader Shereen Mazari stated, “I have appeared for the investigation, and my lawyers will now present arguments regarding the case.” In response to Mazari, the judge stated that arguments can be held on Tuesday. While Mazari requested that the judge grant her permission to attend the hearing.
Previously, at the request of the Shahdara police station, the anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore issued non-bailable arrest warrants for the former ruling party’s leaders on charges of damaging public property, torturing police officials, and causing chaos during the party’s long march to Islamabad on May 25.