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Irfan Siddiqui granted post-arrest bail in tenancy act case

Irfan Siddiqui granted post-arrest bail in tenancy act case

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Close aide of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and renowned columnist Irfan ul Haq Siddiqi was granted post-arrest bail by an Islamabad judge on Sunday in tenancy act case.  

A day earlier he was sent on 14-judicial remand by the judicial magistrate after he violated the Tenancy Act.   

Irfanul Haq Siddiqi  was arrested by Ramna police on Friday night and was booked in a case under Section 188 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

Judicial magistrate Mehreen Baloch accepted post-bail request with direction to submit Rs20,000 surety bonds.

Siddiqi's counsel left for Adiala Jail with release orders.

According to police, Siddiqi had violated Section 144 imposed in the federal capital by not getting the record of his tenant registered with the police.

Irfan Siddiqi-FIR

Siddiqi has rented his residential property situated in Sector G 10/3 Islamabad to one Javed Iqbal.

In morning he was brought to the office of judicial magistrate Mehreen Baloch on Saturday who listened both sides. Siddiqi submitted application for post-arrest bail through his counsel.

Police asked for physical remand of Siddiqi.

The magistrate later rejected the pleas of physical remand and post-arrest bail and ordered to send Siddiqi to Adiala Jail on 14-judicial remand.

Ms Baloch also issued notice to police on post-arrest bail application. The hearing will be resumed on July 29 to decide the application's fate.