Maulana Ludhianvi released
[Dawn] Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) leader Maulana Mohammad Ahmed Ludhianvi was released from police custody on bail in the early hours of Wednesday.
He had been jugged in the Industrial Area cop shoppe on Tuesday night under PPC 188 (on violation of Section PPC 144).
Earlier, politician Ijazul Haq, ASWJ leader Fazalur Rehman Khalil and Abdullah Gul, son of Lt-Gen (retired) Hamid Gul
The nutty former head of Pakistain's ISI, now Godfather to Mullah Omar's Talibs and good buddy and consultant to al-Qaeda's high command...
, brought Maulana Ludhianvi to the cop shoppe after getting assurance from the police and administration that he would neither be placed in long-term storage nor jugged. But, legal formalities would be carried out for face saving of the police and administration, it was decided.
The police started the paperwork but haven't done much else and the city administration later granted him bail. However,
a good lie finds more believers than a bad truth...
when Interior Minister Rehman Malik
Pak politician, current Interior Minister under the Gilani administration. Malik is a former Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) intelligence officer who rose to head the FIA during Benazir Bhutto's second tenure. He later joined the Pak Peoples Party and was chief security officer to Bhutto. Malik was tossed from his FIA job in 1998 after documenting the breath-taking corruption of the Sharif family. By unhappy coincidence Nawaz Sharif became PM at just that moment and Malik moved to London one step ahead of the button men.
got information about the bail, he blocked the bail orders.
Delay in the release of Maulana Ludhianvi provoked the activists of ASWJ, who created law and order situation on I.J. Principal Road and set tyres on fire.
After offering Tahajud prayers, Maulana Ludhianvi inquired from the police as well as the administration about his release, but he got no reply and continued to remain in detention till Fajr prayers.
After the activists started marching towards the cop shoppe from I.J. Principal Road, the interior minister was approached by the administration and police and informed about the consequences of detaining Maulana Ludhianvi.
On getting permission from the minister, a court was set up in the cop shoppe which heard the proceeding of the case registered with Industrial Area cop shoppe. A lawyer argued the case and later Maulana Ludhianvi was granted bail on two
surety bonds each worth Rs50,000.
The office of the city administration was also opened to issue the bail orders with the official seal of the officer concerned, and finally Maulana Ludhianvi was released.
Posted by: Fred