Islamabad (Staff Report): Islamabad High Court (SHC) on Monday granted protective bail to Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sharjeel Inam Memon in corruption case.

A two member bench of the court headed by Justice Athar Minallah heard Sharjeel’s plea seeking bail in corruption case.

The court granted protective bail to Sharjeel Memon till April 5 against Rs 2 million surety bond.

 Earlier, Memon, was arrested right he landed at Islamabad Airport, said that he was actually kidnapped by law enforcement agencies rather than being arrested because he was on bail at the time of arrest.

He maintained that if he had no intentions of returning to his homeland he must not had got himself bailed out from courts. He was of the view point that a public representative and political leader deserve a rightful respect.

He said that he was under treatment in Karachi till August, 2015 when the doctors recommended him to go abroad for further treatment and reference was made against him without any notice.