The court on Friday accepted the bail plea of Ali Imran, son-in-law of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, in the case involving torture of a bakery employee in Defense area.
The counsel for the accused told the court that his client had no involvement with the case hence he should be released adding that Ali Imran Yousaf had also been declared innocent in the investigative report of the police.
No one appeared in the court to represent the complainant.
Earlier Ali was produced in court on Thursday which sent him to jail on a 14-day judicial remand
Ali Imran appeared in the police station on Wednesday where police arrested him under Section 109. On Thursday, police presented him before the area magistrate where the magistrate remanded Ali Imran in the judicial custody for 14 days after brief hearing of the case.
A notice was also issued to the Station house officer (SHO) in connection with Ali Imran’s bail plea while the hearing on the same had been adjourned till Friday and during hearing the court accepted his plea.
The incident came to light when a CCTV video surfaced on social media websites showing the bakery employee being beaten by guards.
Shahbaz Sharif had directed the administration to include his son-in-law Ali Imran in the investigation of case.