Karachi: Balochistan CM’s sons granted interim bail
KARACHI: A sessions court granted on Saturday interim pre–arrest bail to two sons of Balochistan Chief Minster Nawab Aslam Raisani in a case pertaining to rioting and beating up of some policemen.
The two sons of CM Raisani —Yadgar Raisani and Rais Raisani — through their counsel moved their pre–arrest bail applications before Additional District and Sessions Judge (south) Abdul Razzaq, who granted them bail against surety bonds of Rs50,000 each till March 22.
The court directed the suspects to appear in court on the next date for confirmation of the bail or otherwise.
The police booked the suspects along with their 15 to 20 accomplices and claimed that they, allegedly under the influence of alcohol and armed with weapons, arrived at an intersection on Khayaban–i–Shaheen in Defence Housing Authority in the early hours of March 2, stopped passing cars and started thrashing male motorists. Some policemen approached them, but they also allegedly attacked them and snatched their weapons.
A case (FIR 86/2012) was registered under Sections 147 (punishment for rioting), 148 (rioting armed with deadly weapon), 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharging his duty), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 337/A (punishment for shajjah) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code at the Darakshan police station.