MQM’s Amir Khan reaches Nine Zero after release from Karachi Central Jail

Release orders of MQM leader were issued after lawyers submitted surety bonds worth Rs1 million

Web Desk June 30, 2015
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KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Amir Khan arrived at party headquarters Nine Zero after being released from Karachi's central prison on Tuesday, Express News reported.

According to reports, release orders of the MQM leader were issued by the ATC-II after his lawyers submitted surety bonds worth Rs1 million following court orders to accept his bail plea on Monday.

Read: MQM’s Amir Khan gets bail against surety of Rs1m

MQM coordination committee members, MPAs and a large number of charged party activists received Amir Khan upon his arrival at Nine Zero.

Meanwhile, Amir Khan talked to MQM supremo Altaf Hussain and the party's London-based leadership over the phone and discussed the current political situation with them, sources said.

Amir Khan was under police custody on judicial remand in a case filed against him by the Rangers, accusing him of harbouring alleged criminals and others and instigating them for terror acts in the city.

Read: ATC accepts MQM leader Amir Khan's bail plea

The ATC announcing its verdict on Monday directed Amir to pay Rs1 million in surety bonds, adding that he cannot leave the country without permission. Amir Khan will reportedly hold a press briefing soon, sources say.