Nawaz Sharif’s speech writer Irfan Siddiqui gets bail

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ISLAMABAD: A local magistrate approved the bail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech writer Irfan Siddiqui on Sunday, Geo News reported.

Siddiqui, a senior journalist and columnist, was arrested on charges of violating tenancy laws from the federal capital on Friday.

The police had said that Siddiqui had rented his house without first informing police as per the alw.

The magistrate informed Siddiqui’s son Noman about his father’s bail and issued an order in this regard.

A case was registered under Section 188 at the Ramna police station.

Another man named Javed Iqbal, said to be the tenant at the house, was arrested along with Siddiqui and presented before the court.