Sunday, March 2, 2008

Aitzaz Ahsan could be set free any time

ISLAMABAD: Punjab government has released the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Aitzaz Ahsan, the sources told Geo News

Punjab Home Department has withdrawn police deployed at the residence of Aitzaz Ahsan, the sources added.

Earlier, Punjab Home Secretary, Khusro Pervaiz said that the government of Punjab has decided to release Aitzaz Ahsan, following the completion of the first phase of transfer of power with the final results of elections now announced.

Aitzaz Ahsan could be set free any time, as the security cordon around his residence being withdrawn, he added.

(courtesy Geo News)