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PPP leader booked for fleeing from court premises

Updated September 13, 2017
PPP Balochistan president Haji Ali Madad Jattak addresses a press conference in this file photo.—INP/File
PPP Balochistan president Haji Ali Madad Jattak addresses a press conference in this file photo.—INP/File

QUETTA: Police registered a case on Tuesday against the provincial president of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Ali Madad Jattak, on charges of cheating police and escaping from court premises after rejection of an interim bail application in a murder case.

Police also registered a case against Sub-Inspector Muhammad Ashraf for showing negligence in arresting Mr Jattak after rejection of his application. The police officer was suspended and arrested.

Civil Lines police said that CIA had lodged a complaint against Mr Jattak in case number 157/17 under sections 223, 224 and 225 for cheating police and fleeing from court premises.

Mr Jattak had appeared before the sessions judge for confirmation of his bail but fled when his bail plea was disapproved.

Police raided the residence of the PPP leader but could not find him there.

Published in Dawn, September 13th, 2017