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Court accepts bail plea of Faisal Raza Abidi

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A bail plea for former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi has been approved against a sum of Rs50,000. A Malir Session Court judge approved the bail plea.

A case for possessing illegal weapons has been filed against Abidi at the Sachal Police station.

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According to investigative officials, five different kinds of illegally possessed weapons were recovered from his residence in Karachi.

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Abidi was arrested from his residence in New Rizvia Society during a late night raid on Friday. His house was searched for half an hour, before he was moved to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

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According to police, Abidi was arrested on charges of a target-killing incident in Patel Para in which two people were killed.

Abidi, known for his firebrand speeches for his former party, Pakistan People’s Party, resigned from the Senate in 2014.