Gilgit - Baltistan

Advocate Ehsan Ali released on bail

Gilgit: Advocate Ehsan Ali, the detained President of Supreme Appellate Court Bar Association, and founding leader of Awami Action Committee, was released from jail today by an Anti-Terrorism Court in Gilgit.

Accepting Ehsan Advocate’s bail application, the ATC Judge, Raja Shahbaz, ordered release of the lawyer leader whose arrest over sharing of a post on Facebook had triggered national and international outcry.

Awami Workers Party, several leftist groups, and lawyers community of Gilgit-Baltistan had been protesting for the last week against detention of Advocate Ehsan Ali.

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