LHC orders to release Rana Sanaullah on bail in narcotics recovery case
LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered to release PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah on bail in the narcotics recovery case on Tuesday.
The court also ordered to furnish two surety bonds worth Rs 10 million each.
On Monday, the court had reserved the verdict on the bail plea of PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah.
Justice Mushtaq Ahmed heard the arguments of both parties and reserved the verdict.
On December 21, Anti-Narcotics Court Judge Shakir Hussain extended the judicial remand of PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah till January 4 in the heroin recovery case.
The court also issued notices to the investigation officer seeking a reply on the application of Rana Sanaullah for provision of a video of the ministers.
Earlier in his bail plea, Rana Sanaullah had stated that he was arrested in a false case of drugs smuggling as he used to criticize the government. He adopted a stance that he he was booked for smuggling of 21 KG heroin in the FIR, while later the weight of the captured narcotics was declared 15 kilograms.
He pleaded to the court for his release on bail in drugs case. The bench issued notices to the ANF and other parties over the bail plea of Rana Sanaullah and adjourned the hearing till December 04.
On July 1, the ANF Lahore had arrested PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah near Sukheke. He was shifted to ANF Cantonment Office for interrogation. His medical examination was conducted in the ANF custody. ANF Commander Brig Khalid Mahmood supervised the arrest.
Sources said that Rana Sanaullah had left Faisalabad for Lahore at 1pm and the contact with him was made last time near Sukheke. “A huge quantity of contrabands was also recovered from the vehicle of Rana Sanaullah. Its quantity could be up to 15kg,” they said.