The Islamabad High Court on Friday ordered the release of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on bail for two weeks, his lawyers said.
On Tuesday, Khan was dragged out of from the same court building and arrested . He has now been granted protection from arrest.
The 70-year-old politician and former cricket star is facing charges of corruption.
His arrest, which was later ruled unlawful, triggered riots that claimed several lives across the country. The current government, comprised of Khan’s political rivals, deployed the military to curb the unrest.
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