Lahore: Sri Lankan team attack accused gets bail
LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Friday released Muhammad Ebrahim on bail, who was involved in attack on Sri Lankan cricket team squad near Liberty Chowk in March 2009. The court directed the accused to furnish bail bonds of Rs100,000 and one personal surety too.
Ebrahim took a plea that he was implicated in the case as he had no criminal record. He said the main accused was already allowed bail by the Supreme Court, therefore, he also attained statutory right of bail.
The prosecution alleged the accused (Ebrahim) along with Qari Wahab alias Umar Draz, Zubair, Naik Muhammad, Malik Ishaq, Mohsin and Ashfaq attacked a bus of Sri Lankan team with AK-47 rifles, rocket and hand-grenades.
At least six policemen were killed and as many Sri Lankan players, the bus driver and an assistant coach were injured in the attack.