Imran Khan Gets Bail For Two Weeks In Al-Qadir Trust Case.

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday granted bail to former prime minister Imran Khan in the Al-Qadir Trust case, a day after the Supreme Court ruled his arrest 'unlawful'.

A two-member special division bench comprising Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb and Justice Saman Imtiaz, who presided over the hearing, approved Imran Khan's bail for two weeks.

The IHC also issued notice to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and directed to submit a reply in the next hearing.

Earlier, the PTI chief appeared before Islamabad High Court in connection with the Al-Qadir Trust case amid tight security.

Imran Khan's lawyers had filed four additional pleas which urged the court to club all the cases against Imran. The petitioner also urged the court to direct authorities to provide details of the cases registered against the PTI chairman.

Extraordinary security arrangements were put in place in the capital during Imran Khan's appearance at the high court. Police and Frontier Corps (FC) troops are deployed outside the IHC.

Containers have been placed near police lines on the Srinagar Highway and a heavy contingent of police and Rangers officials has been deployed under the Faizabad Bridge, Srinagar Highway and Police Lines.

On the other hand, the PTI said that 'peaceful' supporters would gather at the Srinagar Highway in Islamabad's G-13 to express solidarity with the ex-premier. The party also said that Imran would make a speech after his court appearance.

Meanwhile, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Thursday that authorities would arrest Imran again.

'If (Khan) gets bail from the High Court, we will wait for the cancellation of bail and arrest him again,' Sanaullah told private tv.

SC terms arrest 'unlawful'

A day earlier, the Supreme Court of Pakistan termed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan's arrest 'illegal' minutes after PTI chief reached Supreme Court after a three-member bench ordered the authorities to produce him before the court.

The three-member bench comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Athar Minallah along with the CJP, while hearing the former prime...

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