Rawalpindi: The customs court on Tuesday returned the passport of supermodel Ayyan Ali after she submitted bail papers and surety bonds of Rs2 million.

The court accepted the documents of personal guarantee, for which she had submitted Rs 1 million and surety bonds of Rs2 million.

The supermodel expressed her pleasure and thanked the judiciary and media, adding that she respects the courts. She was optimistic she would get justice.

Ayyan expressed hope she would also win currency smuggling case.

Ayyan was arrested by Customs officials from Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, on March 14 after 506,800 dollars were recovered from her luggage.