Dost Mazari gets bail in land grab case.

LAHORE -- An anti-corruption court in Lahore on Thursday awarded MPA Dost Muhammad Mazari post-arrest release in a case concerning the alleged wrongful allotment of 2,500 kanals in Rajanpur.

Advocate Farhad Ali Shah for Mazari argued in front of the judge that his client had been arrested due to political considerations. He said the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) arrested Mazari as part of an investigation that had been put on hold by the Multan bench of the Lahore High Court.

According to him, the ACE's actions constituted contempt of court. He said the prosecution accused the petitioner of stealing the land record, whereas all the record was available with the ACE.

According to him, the Rojhan assistant commissioner created a false report against the petitioner in the past. The Rajanpur deputy commissioner, he claimed, denied the report.

ACE prosecutor Muhammad Dar contested the bail, saying that incriminating evidence was available...

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