ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) has prolonged the bail of Pakistan Individuals’s Celebration (PPP) chief and former Sindh minister Sharjeel Memon in Roshan Sindh undertaking’s corruption case until February 11, ARY Information on Wednesday.
The excessive court docket resumed the listening to of the petition difficult the probe by Nationwide Accountability Bureau into the Roshan Sindh corruption case on foundation of NAB Modification Ordinance.
In the course of the listening to, Chief Justice of IHC Justice Athar Minallah questioned NAB official concerning the date of an inquiry launched in opposition to Roshan Sindh programme.
To this, NAB official replied that the anti-corruption watchdog launched the inquiry on February 4 – 2019.
“Why this inquiry will not be reached to a conclusion? The court docket ought to be knowledgeable concerning the outcomes of the inquiry,” remarked CJ IHC.
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Justice Minallah remarked whether or not NAB needs to kill or torture Sharjeel Memon. NAB officer replied that the establishment wished to fulfil authorized necessities within the case.
“Primary rights can’t be taken away by arresting Sharjeel Memon as he’s not working away. The establishment ought to take the choice in view of the NAB ordinance.”
The court docket ordered the NAB investigation officer to help IHC after finishing preparations within the subsequent listening to. Later, the court docket adjourned the listening to until February 11.
Earlier on January 7, Sharjeel Memon had challenged the probe by Nationwide Accountability Bureau into the Roshan Sindh corruption case on foundation of NAB Modification Ordinance.
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The investigation into the corruption fees has been challenged within the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) by the Sharjeel Memon beneath the newly amended legal guidelines for NAB.
In his petition, Memon sought IHC to declare the probe null and void, in addition to pleaded the excessive court docket to instantly cease the additional proceedings within the corruption case. The petition additionally said that he was not accused of taking bribery within the Roshan Sindh programme.
Earlier on January 1, The Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) has prolonged pre-arrest bail of Pakistan Individuals’s Celebration (PPP) chief Sharjeel Memon until January 7 in Roshan Sindh corruption case, ARY Information reported on Wednesday.