Actor Asad Malik released on bail after being arrested for possessing weapon with expired license


LAHORE: Renowned actor Asad Malik was granted bail by a Cantoments Court on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested for possessing a weapon with an expired license.

Malik’s bail was set at Rs 50,000.

On Monday night, the Airport Security Force (ASF) at the Allama Iqbal International Airport took Malik into custody for carrying an automatic weapon with an expired license.

According to reports, the actor was detained after the weapon was discovered from his luggage before he boarded the flight. The ASF also seized the weapon.

Malik was travelling from Lahore to Karachi.

Reports further suggest that Malik had previously served a jail sentence for the murder of two people in Karachi.