JHELUM: The court has rejected bail plea of Chaudhry Shahid, father of allegedly slain British-Pakistani citizen Samia Shahid.

The court rejected the bail application of Chaudhry Shahid after hearing the arguments from both sides, in Samia Shahid murder case today. The court accepted the bail plea of SHO Mangla Aqeel Abbas and Haq Nawaz, cousin of Chaudhry Shahid.

SHO Mangla has been suspended from the service on corruption charges.

It is pertinent to mention here that Samia Shahid was strangled to death in her native village Pandori on July, 20.