Virat Kohli's Pakistani fan Umer Daraz gets bail

Islamabad: The Pakistani fan of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, who was arrested for hoisting an Indian flag, was granted bail by a court in the country’s Punjab province.

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The additional district and sessions court in Okara admitted the bail plea of Umer Daraz, who has been behind the bars for over a month, Dawn online reported.

Kohli's fan Umer Draz. Pic/PTI
Kohli’s fan Umer Draz. Pic/PTI

Daraz was arrested on January 25 for hoisting an Indian flag on the rooftop of his house, Dawn online reported. A magistrate, Aneeq Anwer, had rejected his bail plea on February 18.

Later, a fresh bail plea was filed in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Asadullah Siraj.

On Friday, the court admitted Daraz’s bail plea and ordered him to furnish a surety bond of Rs 50,000.

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