ISLAMABAD: Irfan Siddiqui, senior journalist and Ex-Special Assistant to the former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has been released from Adiala Jail here on Sunday.

Earlier today, Assistant Commissioner Mehreen Baloch requested to release Irfan Siddiqui on bail. To which a local magistrate granted bail to the renowned columnist for a surety bond of Rs30,000.

The court after granting the bail to the journalist issued the orders for the immediate release of the journalist.

A day earlier, he was apprehended by the police for violating the tenant-act and was sent to a remand of 14 days by the court.