LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday has approved bail of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Chief Khadim Rizvi and senior leader Afzal Qadri on charges of sabotaging peace in the wake of Supreme Court of Pakistan’s (SC) verdict acquitting Asia Bibi in blasphemy case.
The court has announced the decision that was reserved on May 10 and directed TLP leaders to submit surety bonds worth Rs0.5 million each.
Earlier, Lahore police had booked top brass of TLP including party s chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi and senior leader Afzal Qadri and lodged as many as 11 cases against them and 500 other unknown miscreants.
Likewise, 34 first investigation reports (FIRs) were registered in Faisalabad, 12 in Kasur district, two in Islamabad on charges of treason, inflammatory speeches, violence and vandalism.
Then Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said treason and terror-related case was lodged against Khadim Hussain Rizvi at Civil Line Police Station in Lahore.