ATC grants interim bail to PTI’s Asad Umar
LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday granted interim bail to PTI leader Asad Umar in Canal Road vandalism case, ARY News reported.
The court restrained police from arresting Umar under charges of rioting and torture on police in incidents at Lahore’s Canal Road.
The ATC approved interim bail of Umar till April 07 and ordered him to deposit Rs one lac surety bond.
Asad Umar attended the court hearing today. The PTI leader was yesterday failed to appear before the court, which had rejected his plea for interim bail.
PTI leaders Umar, Yasmeen Rashid, Farrukh Habib and others were booked by Shadman police in Lahore over vandalism charges.
Yasmeen Rashid, Mian Aslam and other party leaders yesterday appeared before the court, while Asad Umar and Farrukh Habib did not show up. ATC while extending interim bail of Yasmeen Rashid, Mian Aslam and others, rejected bail petition of Asad Umar and Farrukh Habib.