NAWABSHAH: An antiterrorism court in Naushahro Feroze on Monday granted interim bail to National Peoples Party chairman Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi, his son, guards and workers for eight days till Feb 26 in a case of violence on the election day.

Murtaza Jatoi, who was also a leader of Grand Democratic Alliance and a candidate for NA-206 (Naushahro Feroze-II) and others were booked under relevant sections of ATA and PPC for opening fire on people and injuring three workers of Pakistan Peoples Party at Ali Buksh Machi polling station.

One of the injured Bilawal Zardari later died at Peoples Medical University Hospital, Nawabshah.

The accused had already obtained 10 days protective bail from Sindh High Court and sought for fresh bail after it ended on Monday.

Published in Dawn, February 20th, 2024

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