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MPA gets bail in karo-kari case

KARACHI, Sept 8: The Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court, Anwar Zaheer Jamali, on Monday confirmed the pre-arrest bail of MPA Abid Hussain Jatoi and another accused nominated in a karo-kari case.

Saira Jatoi and her husband Ismail Soomro, who married on their free will, moved the SHC to seek protection from the jirga that declared them karo-kari.

Abid Jatoi, MPA of the National People’s Party, and co-accused Junaid Ahmed Soomro had earlier obtained interim pre-arrest bail in the case.

The chief justice confirmed their bail in the sum of Rs500,000 surety furnished to the satisfaction of the court nazir.
Source: Dawn
Date:9/9/2008