LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) on Tuesday granted bail to former principal secretary to Prime Minister, Fawad Hassan Fawad in property case, ARY Information reported.
The courtroom ordered Fawad to submit Rs. 10 million surety bond in courtroom for his bail.
Fawad Hassan Fawad was principal secretary of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Fawad’s counsel Amjad Pervaiz in his arguments earlier than a two-member bench of the excessive courtroom headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, stated that his consumer was arrested with none justification in property past means reference.
He stated the NAB has did not current any proof in assist of its costs towards his consumer.
The counsel argued that the NAB had earlier claimed that Fawad Hassan Fawad is proprietor of a plaza value 5 billion rupees, “now it’s claiming that the accused individual’s household owns property value Rs. 1.08 billion”.
“The bureau is now alleging that the property within the title of his spouse and brother are benami property”, counsel stated.
In his bail petition to the courtroom Fawad had stated, “I’ve no private house besides the federal government residence.” “I’m imprisoned in jail for final one-and-half yr with none crime,” he stated.
“My well being has deteriorated and medical therapy isn’t doable in jail,” he pleaded and sought the courtroom order for his launch on bail from the property case.
Earlier, the previous principal secretary to Prime Minister was granted bail by the Lahore Excessive Courtroom on February 15 final yr together with former chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif within the Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme case.