ABBOTTABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kifayatullah has been released on the bail on the orders of the Peshawar High Court (PHC).
A two-member bench of the high court based in Abbottabad comprising Justice Ijaz Anwar and Justice Shakeel Ahmad heard the bail petition which had been filed by the JUI-F.
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Just after his release from the jail, the politician departed for Islamabad along with party workers to participate in the Azadi March being led by JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
Kifayatullah was arrested by the Islamabad police on Sunday on charges of influencing people for participation in the anti-government ‘Azadi March’ and collection of donations for the protest.
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The JUI-F leader’s arrest came a day after the signing of an agreement between the government and the JUI-F-led opposition regarding the venue of the Azadi March in Islamabad.