Court granted bail to many radical TLP leaders in Pakistan


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Judges Ejaz Ahmed Buter and Hussain Bhutta heard bail requests in more than 20 cases. The court ordered all TLP leaders to deposit bonds of Rs 1 lakh each.

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A counterterrorism court has granted bail to several radical leaders of the banned Islamist organization Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) in Pakistan in cases registered in the terrorism-related sections.

Dawn newspaper reported that after clashes between TLP activists and security forces in Punjab province last month, all the people were registered in terrorism-related sections.

The protests demanded the release of the TLP leader, Hafiz Saad Hussain Rizvi, and the expulsion of the French envoy for publishing a blasphemous cartoon. Meanwhile, a secret agreement was reached between the Pakistani government and the banned group under which the current measure is being analyzed.

According to the report, Judges Ejaz Ahmed Buter and Hussain Bhutta handled bail requests in more than 20 cases. The court ordered all TLP leaders to deposit bonds of Rs 1 lakh each.

The government has already released more than 2,000 TLP activists and once the ban is lifted, the TLP group will be able to engage in all kinds of political activities.

TLP workers started a rally from Lahore to Islamabad
Violence broke out last month in Lahore, Pakistan. At least a dozen people, including several policemen, were killed in clashes between the police and supporters of the Islamist group Tehreek-e-Labbaik here. According to the police, 15 people were also injured in the incident.

Activists of the radical Islamist Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) had started a demonstration from Lahore to Islamabad. In this, there was a demand from the Pakistani government to release its leader Saad Rizvi, who was arrested last year for protests against France.

The crowd turned violent after security forces tried to prevent protesters from advancing on Islamabad by firing more than 2,500 tear gas canisters at TLP activists. Simultaneously, TLP workers had fired hundreds of rounds at Pak’s security forces.

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A counterterrorism court has granted bail to several radical leaders of the banned Islamist organization Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) in Pakistan in cases registered in the terrorism-related sections.

Dawn newspaper reported that after clashes between TLP activists and security forces in Punjab province last month, all the people were registered in terrorism-related sections.

The protests demanded the release of the TLP leader, Hafiz Saad Hussain Rizvi, and the expulsion of the French envoy for publishing a blasphemous cartoon. Meanwhile, a secret agreement was reached between the Pakistani government and the banned group under which the current measure is being analyzed.

According to the report, Judges Ejaz Ahmed Buter and Hussain Bhutta handled bail requests in more than 20 cases. The court ordered all TLP leaders to deposit bonds of Rs 1 lakh each.

The government has already released more than 2,000 TLP activists and once the ban is lifted, the TLP group will be able to engage in all kinds of political activities.

TLP workers started a rally from Lahore to Islamabad

Violence broke out last month in Lahore, Pakistan. At least a dozen people, including several policemen, were killed in clashes between the police and supporters of the Islamist group Tehreek-e-Labbaik here. According to the police, 15 people were also injured in the incident.

Activists of the radical Islamist Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) had started a demonstration from Lahore to Islamabad. In this, there was a demand from the Pakistani government to release its leader Saad Rizvi, who was arrested last year for protests against France.

The crowd turned violent after security forces tried to prevent protesters from advancing on Islamabad by firing more than 2,500 tear gas canisters at TLP activists. Simultaneously, TLP workers had fired hundreds of rounds at Pak’s security forces.


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