Accountability Court grants interim bail to Imran Khan till June 19.

ISLAMABAD -- The Accountability Court (AC) of Islamabad on Wednesday granted interim bail to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case of 190 million pounds.

AC Judge Muhammad Bashir, who heard the pre-arrest bail petition of former prime minister in an investigation into the Al-Qadir trust scam by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), accepted the bail against surety bonds of Rs 500,000 and stopped the Bureau from arresting Imran Khan till next date.

Imran Khan appeared before the court as per the IHC's directive to approach the accountability court within three days.

At the outset of hearing, Imran Khan's lawyer Khawaja Harris informed the court that the bail petition of his client had already been...

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