IHC approves Asif Zardari’s bail on medical grounds

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has approved the bail petition of the co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari on medical grounds.

The Islamabad High Court has directed the petitioner to submit Rs10 million surety bonds in the court. Asif Ali Zardari is facing corruption charges and currently, he is in the Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) hospital owing to his worsening health.

A two-member special bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) comprising Chief Justice IHC, Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Aamir Farooq heard the bail plea of Asif Ali Zardari seeking his release on medical grounds.

During the hearing on the bail petition, the medical report of the former president was presented before the court.

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