LHC reserves verdict over Ayyan Ali's bail petition
Justice Mehmood Maqbool Bajwa reserved his verdict after hearing the argument of the counsels of both sides. In his arguments before the court, Customs Prosecutor stated that in a bid to illegally taking the currency amounts to 50 million overseas, a fine of 500 million can also be imposed. As per the FIA report, arrested model Ayyan Ali underwent 40 foreign visits during the past 3 years.
Ayyan’s lawyer talking to media men after the hearing stated that the investigation against his client has been completed.
Ayyan Ali is a renowned Pakistani model has worked for brands such as Ufone and Sunsilk. On March 14, 2015 Ayyan was arrested at Benazir International Airport by Airport Security Force officials for carrying $506,800 when she was about to board a flight bound for Dubai.
The model was sent on a 14 day judicial remand to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi by a Customs judge. Following a hearing on March 28, Ayyan’s father was shot in the arm by an unidentified person outside a Rawalpindi court. Upon being stable, Ayyan’s father Raja Hafeez disclosed that he had nominated former Interior Minister Rehman Malik’s brother Khalid Malik for being involved in his shooting.