LHC approves Rana Sanaullah's bail in drug possession case

LHC approves Rana Sanaullah's bail in drug possession case

Lahore (Staff Report/Agencies): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) senior leader Rana Sanaullah in a drug possession case.


LHC judge Justice Chaudhry Mushtaq Ahmed on Monday reserved its verdict on a petition filed by the former Punjab law minister seeking a bail in the case.

Last week, an anti-narcotics court extended Member National Assembly (MNA) Rana Sanaullah's judicial remand till January 4, 2020 in a narcotics recovery case.

On July 1st, the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) had arrested Rana Sanaullah from Motorway near Sukheki, claiming to have recovered heroin from his vehicle.

The FIR was lodged against the former provincial minister under section 9 (C) of Control of Narcotic Substances Act 1997, which carries the death penalty or life imprisonment or a jail-term that may extend to 14 years along with a fine up to Rs1 million.