Court grants bail to Fawad till March 20

Radio Pakistan
Amraiz Khan

A local court in Lahore on Tuesday granted interim bail to Fawad Chaudhry till March 20 and stopped police from arresting him. The court secured Fawad’s bail against surety bonds worth Rs50,000. Additional sessions judge Sarwar Wasir stopped Punjab police from arresting PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry in a case pertaining to inciting violence and alleging state institutions’ of being involved in a plot to assassinate Imran Khan.

The fresh FIR was lodged against Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Chaudhry on the complaint of the sub-inspector Race Course police station under charges of issuing threats, blocking roads, hate speech, and others. Qureshi and Fawad Chaudhry addressed a press conference, in which the people were incited against the state institutions, and the Kanal road was blocked, the FIR stated.