Published On: Fri, Feb 14th, 2020
Published in Category: District News

LHC’s Multan Bench grants bail to Jamshed Dasti

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MULTAN: The Lahore High Court’s (LHC) Multan Bench on Thursday granted bail to Awami Raj Party (ARP) Chairman and former member national assembly (MNA) Jamshed Dasti till February 20.

The court said in its remarks that the verdict of the district and sessions court in Muzaffargarh has been declared as null and void. The LHC’s Multan bench ordered the authorities to uncuff Jamshed Dasti and release him immediately.

The court has granted seven-day protective bail to Jamshed Dasti after the latter had filed a plea in court. Dasti who was arrested from Multan by Muzaffargarh police on Feb 06 in oil trucks looting case.

Talking to media outside the court, Dasti said cases made against him were all fake and he will fight them in court.

Dasti was arrested after a second case was registered against him on Feb 4 in looting oil trucks. The local police had caught two colluders and two police officers in relation to the looting oil trucks on Tuesday.