Freed Fawad receives warm welcome outside Adiala Jail
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Former information minister Fawad Chaudhry has been released from Adiala Jail after a court granted him bail in a sedition case, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Wednesday.
Talking to the media outside the jail, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader thanked the party leadership and his colleagues especially Farrukh Habib, for supporting him ‘in hard times’.
He also expressed gratitude to the leaders of other parties – including Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar and Hanif Abbasi – the lawyers
“Party leadership stood with him. Special thanks to Farrukh Habib who fought for me. All the bars backed me. I thank Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar,” he said.
The PTI leader also thanked his critics at this crucial time.
He repeated the demand for an election, saying:"The country is currently in crisis. Hold fresh polls and transfer the powers to the elected people."
Fawad was released from Adiala Jail after receiving bail.
A large number of PTI workers gathered outside the jail to accord him a warm welcome. They distributed sweets and raised slogans in favour of Imran Khan.