LAHORE    -    A sessions court on Tuesday confirmed interim bail of 10 Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPAs in Punjab Assembly ruckus case. The court directed the MPAs for submitting surety bonds of Rs 50,000 each for availing the relief.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Yasin Mohal heard the bail applications, wherein Rana Mashood, Saiful Malook Khokhar, Owais Leghari and other MPAs appeared and got their atten­dance marked.

At the start of the proceedings, the police submit­ted a complete investigation report to the extent of the MPAs, in compliance with the court orders.

The counsel for MPAs argued that his cli­ents did not have any link with ruckus and they were nominated on political grounds in the case. He pleaded with the court to confirm the interim bail already granted to his clients.However, the prosecution submitted that the MPAs had been accused of ruckus in the as­sembly and their arrest was required to com­plete the investigations.

The court, after hearing arguments of the par­ties, confirmed interim bail of the MPAs and or­dered them for submitting surety bonds of Rs 50,000 each for availing the relief.

Qila Gujjar Singh Police had registered a case under sections 324, 353, 186 and 427 of the Paki­stan Penal Code against unidentified people for creating ruckus and torturing Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari and other members dur­ing an assembly session held on April 16.