LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) on Wednesday issued a discover to the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a petition filed by former Punjab senior minister Abdul Aleem Khan searching for bail in a case pertaining to having property past recognized sources of earnings.
A bench of the excessive court docket directed the corruption watchdog to submit a reply till April 3.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief filed the petition by his lawyer, contending that the case in opposition to him was false and fabricated as there was no proof out there with the NAB to arrest him.
He stated the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) had arrested him over expenses of his offshore firms and property past recognized sources of earnings. He stated that he had already declared his all property and earnings particulars.
The petitioner argued that the bureau has did not substantiate any allegations in opposition to him and pleaded to the court docket to grant him bail.
Learn Additionally: Accountability court extends judicial remand of Aleem Khan
In response to NAB, the PTI chief was a standard man in 12 months 2000 and abruptly grew to become a millionaire as his property now value Rs 871 million. He remained Punjab minister from 2003 to 2007 and arrange 35 firms, whereas his a number of financial institution accounts additionally surfaced, the anti-corruption watchdog claimed.