PHC grants bail to JUI-F’s Mufti Kifayatullah
October 31, 2019
PESHAWAR (92 News) – The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday granted bail to former member of provincial assembly (MPA) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F’s (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kifayatullah. A division bench of the PHC’s Mansehra circuit ordered the authorities to release the cleric who was detained in Haripur Jail. The verdict was given on a bail petition submitted prior by JUIF demanding the release of their political leader. JUI-F leader Mufti Kifayatullah’s arrest was challenged in the court of law on October 29. On Sunday, Mufti Kifayatullah was arrested from Islamabad. Deputy Secretary Information JUI-F Aslam Ghouri confirmed the arrest of said Mufti Kifayatullah. He stated that Kifayatullah was taken into custody from Islamabad’s Sector E-11 last night. Kifayatullah was arrested under 3-MPO by Mansehra police. He was third leader of the JUI-F to have been detained from Islamabad in the past few days ahead of Azadi March.