Pakistan: Hours after securing bail, former Speaker Asad Qaiser rearrested in recent case


Islamabad [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): Pakistan’s former National Assembly speaker Asad Qaiser, who had lately been granted bail by a session court docket, was re-arrested once more on Saturday in a recent case filed in Mardan district, ARY News reported.

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Asad Qaiser was granted bail by Mardan District and Sessions Courts Judge Mohammad Zaib on surety bonds of (PKR) 100,000.

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Following his launch from central jail, nonetheless, authorities re-arrested Mr Qaiser, alleging his suspected involvement within the retailer assault.

Qaiser, who’s accused of corruption within the procurement of apparatus for the Gajju Khan Medical College, was arrested on November 3 in Bani Gala, Islamabad, in line with ARY News.

Qaiser was arrested by the ACE for alleged corruption within the buy of medical tools for Swabi’s Gajju Khan Medical College.

A district and classes court docket in Mardan on Friday rejected the police’s request for the bodily remand of Pakistan’s former National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, Pakistan-based Dawn reported.

The court docket despatched the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Qaiser to jail on a four-day judicial remand in a case associated to protests held on May 9 after PTI chairman Imran Khan’s arrest.

On Friday, Qaiser was offered earlier than a district and session court docket in Mardan. During the listening to, Charsadda police submitted a request looking for Qaiser’s five-day bodily remand. However, the court docket rejected the request and despatched Asad Qaiser to jail. The decide additionally requested police to provide Qaiser on November 29 together with the case file.

On Thursday, Asad Qaiser was granted bail by an anti-corruption court docket within the case. However, the PTI chief was rearrested from his residence hours later in a case associated to the ransacking of the Charsadda Toll Plaza on the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway on May 9.

After Asad Qaiser’s launch from jail in Swabi, a joint crew of Swabi and Charsadda police arrested him. Speaking to Dawn, Qaiser’s brother, Waheed Khan mentioned that three circumstances associated to May 9 violence have been lodged towards his brother. He mentioned that one case was lodged in Swabi, one other in Islamabad and the third in Charsadda.

After his arrest on Thursday, Qaiser posted a video message calling on PTI supporters to proceed their lawful battle and purpose for a two-thirds majority within the upcoming polls, Dawn reported.

In the video posted on X, Qaiser mentioned, “I tell my Pakistani brothers that you should not be afraid. We believe in the rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution.”

Asad Qaiser mentioned, “It’s election time, and they (the establishment) are trying to take us to the other side, but we will continue our struggle within the limits of law,” Dawn reported.

“We have only one demand: Pakistan should be governed according to the Constitution and the law. There should be a level playing field for all political parties,” he added. (ANI)

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