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Gill’s bail plea: Islamabad court orders police to produce record tomorrow

A sessions court in Islamabad has ordered the police to produce the record of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shahbaz Gill’s case by tomorrow, Saturday, for bail plea in the sedition case.

The case was heard by Additional Sessions Judge Tahir Abbas. Faisal Chaudhry and Ali Bukhari appeared in the court on behalf of the accused PTI leader Shehbaz Gill.

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At the onset of the hearing, the judge inquired about the absence of the investigating officer (IO) from the court and he was told that the investigation officer had left for Karachi before the notice was delivered to him.

The police also told the court that the investigating officer would not be able to reach before Monday (August 29) requesting the court to adjourn the hearing till that date.

The accused’s counsels told the court that they were ready to give the airline ticket to the officer for his timely return by tomorrow.

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The court ordered the police to call the investigating officer from Karachi to be present for the hearing tomorrow, August 27. The court also warned the police that if the record would not be submitted by tomorrow it will become a problem for the officers.

The court adjourned hearing and further proceedings of the case till 12 noon on August 27.

Shehbaz Gill has been in police custody in a sedition case. Gill was arrested on August 9 after he had made a controversial remark about the army on local television.

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