A local magistrate approved the bail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s close aide Irfan Siddiqui on Sunday.
Police had arrested Siddiqui in violation of tenancy laws from the federal capital on Friday.
According to sources, the magistrate informed Siddiqui’s son Noman about his father’s bail and issued an order in this regard.
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Earlier, police said Siddiqui was arrested for violating tenancy laws and renting out his house without informing police. 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.