GUJRANWALA: A court in Gujranwala on Saturday approved the bail of Pomi Butt, vandalist of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) 'Azadi' march, Express News reported.
Pomi is the brother of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Khalid Butt.
Additionally, the bails of seven other suspects were also approved.
Pomi had reportedly been the main culprit behind incident that took place in Gujranwala on Friday, which involved the pelting of stones on PTI workers during their 'Azadi' march - injuring four as a result.
The PTI leaders called for the immediate registration of an FIR against Pomi.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had taken notice of the incident, and on his orders a criminal case was registered at the Sabzi Mandi police station in Gujranwala against Pomi and his accomplices on charges of pelting stones on PTI’s rally.
Pomi had surrendered himself to the police, and was arrested with his accomplices.
The case had been registered under Sections 506, 147 and 149 of the Pakistan Penal Code.