SHC grants bail to two MQM-P workers in hate-speech case


KARACHI , Aug 16 (TNS): The Sindh High Court granted bail to two Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan workers in cases pertaining to listening to incendiary speech of the MQM founder on August 22, 2016 and attacking media houses.

A Sindh High Court bench on Wednesday heard bail application of two accused Muhammad Waleed and Shamim. The court granted bail to the accused against furnishing of surety bonds of rupees one lakh each.

Some 27 MQM leaders and workers including Farooq Sattar, Amir Khan and others have been already granted bail in the cases by the high court.

The cases were registered under multiple charges, including sedition and offences against the state at the Artillery Maidan police station.