Bail Granted To Murder Accused
AN anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday granted post arrest bail to Khawaja Aqeel alias Gogi Butt, one of the main accused in Tipu Truckanwala’s murder case.
Goggi Butt was on judicial remand by July 13.
Police had arrested Goggi Butt after dismissal of his pre-arrest interim bail by a division bench of the Lahore High Court after that he was sent to judicial custody.
According to case details, some armed assailants had opened fire at Arif Amir alias Tipu Truckanwala in the parking lot of the Allama Iqbal International Airport. Sarwar Road police had registered a case against Khurram Butt, Khawaja Aqeel alias Gogi Butt and Malik Ihsan on the complaint of Sultan Mahmood under sections 7ATA/ 324/148/149 PPC. Later, section 302 of PPC was added to the FIR after Tipu’s death.
Khawaja Aqeel alias Gogi Butt on June 22 had escaped from the ATC court premises in the presence of police after his pre-arrest bail was rejected by the anti-terrorism court.