Regardless of bail, Hassaan Niazi stays imprisoned in Balochistan – Pakistan
QUETTA/ISLAMABAD: Whereas a judicial Justice of the Peace in Quetta rejected the police request searching for five-day bodily remand of Hassaan Niazi and granted interim bail to him in a case registered towards him by the Balochistan police, the PTI chief and nephew of former prime minister Imran Khan was not launched from jail until late Saturday night.
The Balochistan police introduced him to Quetta from Islamabad on Saturday morning and produced him earlier than the judicial Justice of the Peace (Quetta-III) Jamil Ahmed Sheikh.
In his assertion earlier than the court docket, Hassaan Niazi mentioned his solely fault was that he was Mr Khan’s authorized adviser.
The Justice of the Peace then rejected the police plea and granted interim bail to him towards surety bonds of Rs100,000.
Islamabad Justice of the Peace observes prosecution but to show the case
Nevertheless, he was not launched and was nonetheless in district jail of Quetta within the night.
“Regardless of issuing launch orders of the judicial Justice of the Peace, the jail authorities haven’t launched Hassaan Niazi,” Advocate Ali Hassan Bugti mentioned, complaining that the police had not even shared a duplicate of the FIR registered towards him in Quetta.
The PTI chief was earlier handed over to Balochistan police by a judicial Justice of the Peace (Islamabad-west) who accepted the police plea for his custody in a case registered within the provincial capital, with the directive to the police to supply him earlier than the related court docket in Quetta on March 25.
In the meantime, a civil choose in Islamabad granted post-arrest bail to Mr Niazi, in a case for allegedly threatening police officers.
Showing earlier than judicial Justice of the Peace Ihtasham Alam Khan, Mr Niazi’s attorneys argued that the PTI chief has been falsely implicated on this case.
Apparently, nobody appeared on behalf of the prosecution to oppose the bail.
The choose noticed that the investigation officer had not but introduced something to file to attach the accused with the crime. “There isn’t a direct or oblique proof obtainable on file that would prima facie corroborate the model of the FIR,” he noticed.
The judicial Justice of the Peace granted bail to Niazi towards surety bonds of Rs30,000.
He was arrested for allegedly intimidating and obstructing a police officer from discharging their skilled tasks. The Ramna Police registered an FIR on the criticism of ASI Khuban Shah towards him below Sections 34 (widespread intention), 186 (obstructing a public servant within the discharge of public features), 324 (tried homicide), 353 (assault or felony power to discourage a public servant from discharge of his obligation), 427 (mischief inflicting harm amounting to Rs50) and 506(2) (felony intimidation) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
The FIR alleged the police had tried to cease Niazi’s automobile, however the driver tried to run them over. It mentioned that upon being stopped, Niazi stepped out of the automobile, verbally abused the police, and threatened to shoot them.
Revealed in Daybreak, March twenty sixth, 2023