Rana Sanaullah granted bail in drugs case.


Lahore -- The Lahore High Court on Tuesday granted bail to PML-N Vice-President Rana Sanaullah in a case filed by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) against him.

LHC single bench comprising Justice Chaudhry Mushtaq Ahmad granted former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah the post-arrest bail subject to furnishing of two surety bonds worth Rs1 million each.

Last Monday, the high court had reserved its verdict on bail petition in the 15kg heroin recovery case after the petitioner's lawyers and prosecutors representing the ANF advanced and concluded their arguments.

Advancing arguments, Sana's counsel had submitted that record of the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) established PML-N leader's innocence. The counsel rejected allegations levelled by the prosecution in the first information report (FIR) filed against his client.

He had also questioned delay in filing of the FIR and submitted that the trial court orders against the petitioner be set aside and his bail petition be allowed.

The special court for Control of Narcotics Substance (CNS) had twice rejected the bail petition filed by Rana Sana while the co-accused in the case had been granted bail.

On September 20, the court had dismissed his bail petition while released five co-suspects. On November 9, the court again dismissed his bail...

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