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Hit-and-run case: MPA Majeed Achakzai released from prison on bail

QUETTA: Balochistan MPA Majeed Achakzai was released from jail on Friday after an anti-terrorism court granted him bail in a case pertaining to the killing of a traffic sergeant in Quetta by his over-speeding vehicle. A day earlier, Judge Dawood Khan Nasar approved the bail for the Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) leader against a surety bond of Rs500,000. He was booked for running over and killing traffic sub-inspector Haji Attaullah on June 20 this year near GPO Chowk in Balochistan's provincial capital Quetta.…

Court indicts MPA Achakzai in hit-and-run case

QUETTA: A session court on Monday indicted Majeed Achakzai MPA, a Balochistan Assembly member,  associated with the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP), in a case related to the murder of a traffic sergeant. Achakzai has been booked for running over and killing traffic sub-inspector Haji Attaullah on June 20 this year near GPO Chowk in Balochistan provincial capital Quetta. During the hearing of the case, the judge read out charges against him. The suspect pleaded not guilty and opted to contest the case.…

Hit-and-run case: Split judgment given in Achakzai’s bail plea

QUETTA: The divisional bench of Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Friday was failed to reach on a unanimous decision on a bail plea filed by Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Majeed Achakzai in the hit-and-run case, ARY News reported. The two-judge bench comprising Justice Hashim Kakar and Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai issued a split verdict, on the plea. Justice Hashim Kakar granted bail to accused against the surety bond of Rs200,000. However, Justice M. Noor Meskanzai rejected Achakzai’s bail plea in the fatal…

Hit-and-run case: ATC rejects bail plea of MPA Achakzai

QUETTA: Imprisoned MPA Abdul Majeed Achakzai suffered a blow on Saturday as an anti-terrorism court threw out his bail plea in hit-and-run case, ARY News reported. The court pronounced the verdict on the bail plea of the lawmaker who pleaded it to order his release on bail. Balochistan lawmaker Achakzai was arrested on June 24 for allegedly killing a traffic sergeant by running his vehicle over him at the GPO Chowk in Quetta. Later, he was booked in two  other cases pertaining to a kidnapping registered at the…

Hit-and-run: Quetta police register case against ‘unknown persons’

QUETTA: In what appears to be an attempt on the part of the Quetta police to save a member of the Balochistan Assembly from criminal proceedings in a hit-and-run case, the police have registered the case against unidentified persons. Traffic sergeant Attaullah Dasti, 42, was killed at GPO Chowk when he was run over by a vehicle which the police had claimed earlier was being driven by lawmaker Majeed Achakzai, who is also the chairman of the provincial assembly's public accounts committee. The legislator seemed to have…