Jailed leader Engineer Rashid took oath as a member of Parliament on Friday after he was released on a two-hour custody parole by the Patiala House court in Delhi.

Engineer Rashid was sworn in as a member of the 18th Lok Sabha following his victory from the Baramulla constituency in J&K.

He defeated former J&K chief minister and vice president of the National Conference (NC), Omar Abdullah by a huge margin of over two lakh votes.