PTI legislator Khurram Leghari gets interim bail in harassment case


A sessions court confirmed the interim pre-arrest bail granted to Punjab assembly member (MPA) Khurram Leghari of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insafs Khurram Leghari also the estranged leader of  Jahangir Tareen’s group, who is a predator in a case of harassing and blackmailing a woman Amna Yaqoob.

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On Monday the complainant’s counsel informed the court that his client had no objection to the bail of the suspect Khurram Leghari as she had withdrawn her complaint.

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Amna Yaqoob earlier had alleged that Leghari had been extending life threats to her and pressurizing her to establish relations with him. She had also alleged that Mr Khurram Leghari said the MPA had tried to enter her residence and opened fire on her security guards.

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Defence-A police had lodged the FIR against Mr Leghari on the complaint of Ms Yaqoob.

Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Jahangir Tareen group Khurram Laghari on Wednesday rejected the formula of minus-Usman Buzdar.

In a statement, Khurram Laghari said that the decision could be of a single person and not by all. “I stand with Chief Minister Usman Buzdar,” he said and added he does not support minus-Buzdar.

Laghari said that those discussing minus-Buzdar are still part of his cabinet, adding that they should this thinking should be changed.

Earlier today, Punjab Minister for Energy Akhtar Malik had refused to join hands with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan.


Sources familiar with the development said that three provincial lawmakers have has refused to join ranks of Aleem Khan. Akhtar Malik said that he would not leave the party during a difficult time.

CM Usman Buzdar had also made contact with the minister and a meeting had also been scheduled between the two today.

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