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Shahbaz Gill requests bail in a sedition case at an Islamabad court.

In the sedition case brought against him, senior PTI leader Shahbaz Gill on Thursday submitted a plea asking for bail in an Islamabad district and sessions court where the matter is now being tried.

Gill’s petition was submitted on his behalf by attorney Faisal Chaudhry and other members of the PTI legal team. According to the plea, the prosecution’s case against Gill is driven by “political malice” and “malafide purpose.”

“I graduated from the top colleges and have since been a professor in both American and European universities. During a live TV programme, some of my comments were misinterpreted and placed in the FIR “According to Gill’s plea. He said that a treason case against him could not be brought.The PTI has repeatedly urged that the party leader be granted bail, claiming that while in police prison, he was subjected to humiliation, torture, and sexual abuse.