ATC Karachi rejects bail application of PTI leader Haleem Adil Sheikh

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

01st Mar, 2021. 02:33 pm
Haleem Adil Sheikh

An Anti-Terrorism Court in Karachi on Monday rejected the bail plea of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh in encroachments and PS-88 by-election cases.

According to the details, while announcing the decision, the court has accepted bail of PTI leader Sameer Sheikh in both the cases over surety bond of Rs 50,000.

On February 16, 2021, Karachi police had arrested Haleem Adil Sheikh for disturbing the peace and voting process in PS-88 by-election.

Four cases under terrorism sections were lodged against him for interference in official affairs, insurrection and aerial firing.

It may be recalled that PTI leader Haleem Adil Sheikh was arrested on February 16 after clashes took place amid polling in Karachi’s PS-88 constituency.

A case registered against Haleem Adil Sheikh at Memon Goth police station for disrupting an anti-encroachment drive carried out at his farmhouse on February 6.

The leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh also that he killed a poisonous snake that appeared inside the prison where he is being kept on the orders on the court.

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