While granting Majithia the pre-arrest bail, Justice Gill also asked him to not to leave the country till the next date of hearing and share his live location with the investigating agency through WhatsApp.
A Mohali court on December 24 had dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Majithia.
Channi told reporters here that the drug racket had come to the fore in 2013, when the SAD-BJP government was in power in the state.
The FIR was registered Majithia under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act at Mohali on Monday. The SAD dubbed the move as “political vendetta”.
Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.
The Punjab Assembly witnessed a war of words between Sidhu and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs which forced adjournment before the budget could be presented in the House on Monday.
Union minister and SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal said Kejriwal's apology has exposed the "low level of politics" adopted by the AAP.
"I m resigning as a president of AAP Punjab ... But my fight against drug mafia and all kind of corruption in Punjab will continue as an 'Aam Aadmi'of Punjab," he tweeted.
The "meek surrender" of Kejriwal drew flak from Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab unit leaders who termed his apology a "letdown".
In 2014, Majithia, who was Punjab's revenue minister was alleged to have links with a multi-crore drug trafficking racket after drug peddlerJagdish Singh Bhola confessed to political funding during elections and alleged Majithia's involvement.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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