IHC Chief Justice Amir Farooq reserved decision on Nov 8.
Prosecution requested Shah Mahmood’s bail petition to be rejected.
Court rejected SM Qureshi’s bail plea while giving brief verdict.
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court(IHC) rejected the bail plea of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Vice Chairman and former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in the cypher case.
Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Amir Farooq reserved the decision on November 8 after hearing the arguments of the parties.
The prosecution requested Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s bail petition to be rejected.
Earlier, Judge Abul Hasnat Zulqarnain of the Special Court of Official Secrets Act rejected the bail application of Chairman PTI and Shah Mahmood Qureshi, after which Chairman PTI approached the Supreme Court and pleaded for release on bail. Chief Justice Amir Farooq had also rejected PTI chairman’s bail request.
Today, the court rejected Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s bail plea while giving a brief verdict.
Vice Chairman PTI Shah Mahmood Qureshi is in Adiala Jail on judicial remand.
IHC issues written order to halt PTI chairman’s jail trial in cipher case
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued a written order to halt...
Earlier, Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued a written order to halt the jail trial of PTI Chairman Imran Khan in the cipher case.
Justices Mian Gul Hasan Aurangzeb and Thaman Rifat Imtiaz, presiding over the case, released the written order, asserting that the prison trial cannot be classified as an open trial.
The written order stated that there is no documentation of the fulfillment of pre-conditions for the jail trial presented on record.