Accused bailed out in traffic police beating case

KARACHI: A local court on Tuesday granted a bail to Shafiq, who allegedly beaten up some traffic policemen over a parking issue last month.

Judicial Magistrate South approved the bail plea of accused against the surety bond of Rs 20,000. The accused through his counsel filed a plea and requested the court to grant him a bail.

According to CCTV footage, Shafiq was involved into a fight with traffic police personnel over a motorcycle parking issue in PIDC area. He had beaten up the personnel with his helmet. The constables also beat him up.

Earlier, the administrative judge of Anti-Terrorism Courts had removed the terrorism section and transferred the case to session court for further trial.