Pervaiz Elahi re-arrested in corruption case after court orders release.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Pervaiz Elahi was re-arrested by the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Punjab in a corruption case, shortly after the Lahore court discharged him in graft case.

A district court in Lahore today discharged PTI President Parvez Elahi in a corruption case, a day after he was arrested from outside his residence by officials of the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE).

Judicial Magistrate Ghulam Murtaza heard the anti-corruption cases registered against Elahi in Gujranwala and Lahore. Pervaiz Elahi was produced before the Lahore court in two corruption cases wherein the anti-graft watchdog sought 14-day physical remand.

As per the order, the Lahore court termed the case against Elahi not 'well-founded' as per the ACE investigation and inquiry. It further ordered the PTI leader's 'immediate release if not required in any other criminal case'.

Moments after the release, the PTI leader was arrested in a corruption case registered against him in...

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