Jamshed Dasti said after his release that he would contest elections from NA-177 and NA-178 constituency.
MULTAN: Former National Assembly member Jamshed Dasti was released on Thursday from Multan Jail a day after the Lahore High Court Multan bench had overturned his conviction in a fake degree case against him, DawnNews reported.
Jamshed Dasti was convicted for three years and fined Rs 5,000 by a district and sessions judge last week for possessing a fake degree. He was also disqualified to contest the upcoming polls.
Dasti had filed an appeal in Multan High Court against his conviction.
To welcome him on his release, a large number of supporters gathered outside the jail.
While speaking to media personnel outside the jail premises, Dasti praising the judiciary said that he would contest elections from NA-177 and NA-178 constituency.