IHC grants bail to Asif Ali Zardari on medical ground

IHC grants bail to Asif Ali Zardari on medical groundISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday approved the bail plea of the former President Asif Ali Zardari on medical ground, and ordered his immediate release from the prison.

The two-member Bench of the IHC consisting of Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Amir Farooq ordered the Co-Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari to submit surety bond of Rs 10 million in the Court.

The Advocate Farooq H. Naek appeared before the bench on behalf of Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur and presented the Co-Chairman PPP’s medical report while from the National Accountably Bureau (NAB), the Additional Prosecutor General Jahanzeb Bharwana and the Deputy Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi appeared.

The Court adjourned the hearing on another bail petition of Faryal Talpur till December 17.

It’s worth noting that the Co-Chairman PPP was under NAB Custody for trial in Fake Accounts and Park Lane Cases.

Talking to media, the Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expressed gratitude to the IHC Judges over granting bail to his father on medical ground. He said that the Court did justice to them today.

Bilawal Zardari also slammed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), saying that the incompetent and selected government has destroyed the Country. He said that this year would turn out to be the last year of this government’s rule.