PTI leader granted interim bail in funding case.

ISLAMABAD -- The special court on offence in banking on Tuesday approved the pre-arrest interim bail of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Amir Mehmood Kayani in the prohibited funding case.

Special Judge Rakhshanda Shaheen granted the interim bail to Mr Kayani against Rs1 million surety bonds till Nov 23 with a direction to join the investigation.

Former prime minister Imran Khan, PTI leader Saifullah Khan Nyazee, Tariq Shafi and others are already on interim bail in the case.

On October 5, the FIA registered two FIRs in Lahore and Karachi against the PTI leadership under sections 420 and 109 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

The FIR lodged in Lahore accused Arif Naqvi, Tariq Shafi, Zaman Khan, Manzoor Ahmed Chaudhry, Mubashir Ahmed, the management of Habib Bank and the PTI leadership of fraud.

The one registered in Karachi pointed out that Mr Naqvi was a major beneficiary of foreign funding and received foreign telegraphic transfers (FTTs) from Abraaj Investment Management, Aman Foundation...

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