Se­na­tor Ham­dul­lah given in­terim bail

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

ZUBAIR QURESHI ISLAMABAD—Ses­sions Court of Islamabad on Thurs­day granted in­terim bail to Se­na­tor Hafiz Ham­dul­lah of Jamiat Ulema-e-Is­lam-F (JUI-F) till June 23 in a case per­tain­ing to al­legedly threat­en­ing woman rights ac­tivist Marvi Sar­mad ‘for speak­ing against Maul­vis’ dur­ing a live TV de­bate.

Ham­dul­lah was booked by Po­lice Sta­tion Mar­galla upon com­plaint of Ms Sar­mad. The in­ci­dent oc­curred dur­ing a pri­vate TV talk show last week when Hafiz Ham­dul­lah al­legedly turned an­gry and fu­ri­ous at Marvi Sar­mad for speak­ing against hon­our killing.

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