Pakistan

LHC orders release of detained PAT, PTI workers

LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered the government to release the arrested workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, ARY News reported on Thursday.

The home department of Punjab in a report submitted in the court that 2220 workers of PAT and PTI have been released. The report said that 36 activists involved in rioting at Rawalpindi airport have been in detention and they were directed to submit Rs. One Lac surety bonds each but none of them have submitted the bonds.

The court after hearing arguments of the lawyers of two sides ordered immediate release of all detained workers of PAT and PTI. The court also declared the orders of the home department and DCO Jhelum about detention and demand for surety bonds as null and void.

 

 

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