Federal cabinet approves lifting ban on TLP

By: News Desk      Published: 06:32 PM, 6 Nov, 2021
Federal cabinet approves lifting ban on TLP

Implementing the agreement with the long marchers gradually, the federal cabinet Saturday approved the withdrawal of a ban on the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).

According to the 24News HD TV channel, approval was sought from the federal cabinet through a circulation summary at the request of the Punjab government.

The law ministry was also consulted on the matter, sources said adding that the Punjab government had sought cancellation of the annulment of the TLP in the national interest.

Pertinent to mention here that the federal cabinet had approved in April 2021 the annulment of the TLP.

The sources said that after the approval of the federal cabinet, the proscribed TLP was no more remained a banned party and would be freed for its political activities.

Separately, the Special Anti-Terrorism Court Lahore also granted post-arrest bail applications of banned religious party, the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leaders and ordered their release.

The Special Anti-Terrorism Court Judge Ijaz Ahmad Butter granted bail to Maulana Farooq Al-Hassan, Ghulam Ghous Baghdadi, Pir Zaheer Al-Hassan, Engineer Hafizullah Alvi, Maulana Abdul Razzaq, Maulana Sharifuddin, Muhammad Badr Munir, Qari Ashraf, Muhammad Akbar, Muzaffar Hussain, Muhammad Umair, Muzammil Hussain and others.

Cases under the terrorism sections were registered against the arrested leaders of the religious party in different police stations.

Moreover, the administration reopened the River Chenab Bridge for masses and filled the trenches on the GT Road near Wazirabad as well as containers were also removed from the road.

Reporters: Awais Kiyani, Rana Shehzad

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