AC to announce its verdict on Babar Awan’s acquittal plea in Nandipur case today

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court docket on Tuesday (right this moment) will announce its verdict on an acquittal plea filed by former regulation minister Babar Awan within the Nandipur Energy Venture reference filed by the NAB.

The decision can be pronounced by the AC Decide Arshad Malik, whereas attorneys of different accused within the reference have been requested to current their arguments on their acquittal right this moment.

Earlier on Could 6, the court docket had once more deferred the pronouncement of a verdict Babar Awan’s acquittal plea within the reference.

Accountability Courtroom Decide Arshad Malik was because of announce the decision, after it was beforehand deferred on April 30, nevertheless, the announcement of judgment was delayed as a result of decide’s absence.

Learn extra: Nandipur case: Verdict on Babar Awan’s acquittal plea deferred again

It could be famous that, the court docket had reserved its ruling within the case on April 26.

The Nandipur reference

The Nationwide Accountability Bureau within the reference, contended that the Nandipur Energy Venture challenge had confronted a delay of two years, one month and 15 days, leading to a lack of Rs 27.three billion to the nationwide exchequer.

The facility plant challenge, positioned in Gujranwala district of Punjab, couldn’t be accomplished and operated on time as a result of the accused, Babar Awan did not subject authorized opinions.

The Nandipur Energy Venture was permitted by the Financial Coordination Committee (ECC) in December 2007 at a price of 329 million {dollars}.



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