Civil courtroom grants bail to US embassy official


A civil courtroom in Rawalpindi granted bail on Saturday to US embassy official William John, DawnNews reported.

The bail was granted by a civil choose, Qaisar Hussain, on receipt of a surety bond of Rs20,000.

The Airport Safety Pressure (ASF) on Friday had arrested John after recovering bullets and {a magazine} of a 9mm pistol from his baggage on the Benazir Bhutto Airport.

Airport sources had mentioned that check-in for the Abu Dhabi-bound flight (EY-232) was underway when an ASF official had noticed bullets through the scanning of the passenger’s baggage.

They’d detained the passenger touring and was handed over to the airport police. Nonetheless, the US embassy official had been granted bail on private assure of a safety officer.

Earlier in Could this 12 months, a courtroom in Karachi had granted a bail to a US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent arrested for making an attempt to board a home civilian flight with bullets and a knife in his baggage.

Joel Cox Eugene, confirmed by the US State Division as an FBI agent, had been arrested on the airport after making an attempt to board a flight with the knife and 15 9mm bullets in his baggage.

Cox had been granted bail on cost of sureties of Rs 1,000,000 ($10,000). The US citizen had been additionally ordered to seem in courtroom for additional listening to of the case.

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