After victory, Er Rashid approaches court, seeking bail to take oath as MP

New Delhi, June 6, KNT: After winning the Lok Sabha elections from North Kashmir’s Baramulla constituency, the incarcerated former Assembly Member Engineer Rashid has approached Delhi’s Patiala House Court seeking interim bail to take oath as a member of parliament.

Er Rashid is currently lodged at Delhi’s Tihar Jail and he is accused of militancy funding.

Additional Sessions Judge of Patiala House Court Chander Jeet Singh as per the news agency Kashmir News Trust has sought a response from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Engineer Rashid’s bail plea.

The court will hear the case on Friday.

Engineer Rashid emerged victorious from the Baramulla Parliamentary seat defeating his rivals including the former Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Peoples Conference chairman Sajjad Gani Lone and PDP’s Fayaz Mir. [KNT]

Sajid Rasool

A Post Graduate from Central University of Kashmir in Convergent Journalism, Sajid Rasool is North Kashmir based Journalist who reports from Bandipora district particularly covers Sonawari Belt. He has worked for Daily Kashmir Uzma, Tameel-e-Irhad and ETv Bharti.

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