LHC orders release of Gullu Butt on bail

Butt was caught smashing cars during Model Town clashes on June 17


Web Desk August 12, 2014

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday ordered the release of Gullu Butt who is allegedly an active member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and police tout, on bail, Express News reported.

A two-member bench of the high court issued the order today.

Butt was caught smashing cars during the clashes between Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers and the police outside the Minhajul Quran International Secretariat on June 17.

He smashed windscreens and windows of private vehicles with his club, while police officials looked on and the vandalism continued unabated.

On August 5, a division bench of the LHC had sought investigation record from police on a bail application by Butt.

His counsel had submitted that he was mentally unfit and that police had wrongfully implicated him in the case.

Butt's lawyer had said that Butt had vandalised the vehicles in anger after he was attacked by some people, adding that he was innocent and should be granted bail.

COMMENTS (78)

freed | 6 years ago | Reply

Justice is blind, maybe rich, but blind.

freed | 6 years ago | Reply

it would be funny if he walked in court with a bat, when the judge announce they are letting him go for Lack of balls, i mean evidence

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