IHC issues notice on bail plea of Umar Bilal in Usman Mirza video case


ISLAMABAD, August 02 (Online): Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued notice on the bail plea of one Umar Bilal,accused in Usman Mirza video scandal pertaining to sexually harassing the girl.

Umar Bilal is arrested in this video scandal.

The bail plea came up for hearing before single bench of IHC presided over by Justice Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri Monday.

Usman Tarqi advocate appeared in the court on behalf of the petitioner.

He took the plea police registered case after Usman Mirza video on sexually harassing boy and girl went viral. 5 people were nominated in FIR. Umar Bilal neither committed the offence nor was he present on the occasion. He was not even named in FIR. Trial court rejected his bail plea on July 28.

The petitioner prayed the court the accused is university student and there is no fear of his absconding therefore, he be granted bail.