LHC grants Yousuf Abbas bail in the case of Ramzan Sugar Mills

LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Tuesday approved the declaration of bail of Yousuf Abbas, nephew of former Prime Minister and leader of the Pakistan-Nawaz Muslim League (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif, in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case, reported ARY NEWS.

According to the details, the court ordered the applicant to present two bail bonds worth Rs 10 million each to guarantee his bail.

Earlier in the day, the court reserved its verdict in the statement of bail filed by Yousuf Abbas after the two sides concluded their arguments.

Abbasi faces an investigation by NAB about money laundering worth Rs410 million through the Ramzan Sugar Mills mills. Yousuf Abbas’s lawyer in his arguments said they have a complete record of all transactions.

On February 6, the Lahore High Court (LHC) granted bail to the leader of the Pakistan-Nawaz Muslim League (PML-N) Hamza Shehbaz Sharif in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case.

The National Responsibility Office (NAB) had arrested the Opposition Leader at the Punjab Hamza Shehbaz Assembly last year on June 11.

The two-member LHC bank headed by Judge Mazahir Ali Naqvi resumed the hearing on bail application of PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz in the Ramza Sugar Mills case.

As the hearing progressed, the LHC judge was disturbed by the NAB prosecutor after he did not tell the court the names of the directors working at Ramzan Sugar Mills.

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“It seems that NAB didn’t even bother to touch the Ramzan Sugar Mills case file. Can you tell us why the office withdrew its appeal against the bond of Shehbaz Sharif? He asked the NAB prosecutor.

Judge Mazahir Ali Naqvi expressed dissatisfaction with the investigation conducted by the NAB team against Hamza Shehbaz in the case.

“The NAB prosecutor and the team should be proud of their performance at the level of the investigation conducted by them,” said Judge Mazahir Ali Naqvi.



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SHC extends Sharjeel Memon’s bond in case of assets

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday extended the bail of former Minister and leader of the People’s Party of Pakistan, Sharjeel Memon, until April 7, ARY News reported.

Sharjeel Memon and other defendants appear in court for the hearing.

Judge Umar Siyal rejected the response of the National Office of Responsibility regarding the amendments in the NAB law.

“This is not the correct answer about the amendments in the NAB law,” Judge Umar Siyal told the NAB lawyer after submitting an answer at the SHC.

On the objection filed by the honorable judge, the NAB lawyer said they will submit a full report in another case on February 28.

The court, after invoking the response of DG NAB Karachi and Sukkur in the guilty plea, extended Sharjeel Memon’s bond until April 7.

He was arrested by the accountability office in 2017 and remained in jail for 20 months.

References against Sharjeel

The assets beyond mean that the corruption reference accuses PPP leader Sharjeel Memon and other suspects of financial irregularities.

The reference also indicated the presence of records, which confirm the charges of making assets beyond the sources of income known to the suspects. The defendants face more than 2.27 billion rupees on corruption charges.

Another reference against Memon is also in process for its alleged participation in corruption worth Rs5.75 billion. Memon is accused of granting government announcements at exorbitant prices when he was Sindh’s information minister.




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Court grants bail to driver of the US Embassy. UU. In case of car accident

ISLAMABAD: A judicial magistrate in Islamabad granted a bond to the driver of a U.S. Embassy vehicle (US) involved in a car accident that killed one person and wounded five others in the capital on Sunday.

The arrested driver, Amjad Zaman, was brought before the judicial magistrate who approved his statement of bail subject to the presentation of a bail worth Rs50,000 after hearing his lawyer’s arguments.

The defense lawyer denied the charges against his client saying that his vehicle did not jump a red light.

According to the police, the US embassy vehicle. UU. He turned on a red light and entered traffic on Faisal Avenue.

Two cars collided head-on, leaving a woman sitting in the other dead car and injuring five other people.

Read more: One woman died, five were injured after the US embassy car.

A FIR was registered with the Margalla police on a complaint from Osama Ikhlaq, the son of the deceased, after the accident.

He told police that his father Mohammad Ikhlaq, his mother Nazia Bibi, his cousin Shakeel Ahmed, his cousin’s wife, Nabeela Bibi, and their two daughters had been in the car and Shakeel Ahmed was driving.

A full-speed Land Cruiser crashed into his car, killing his mother and injuring other members of his family, the author said.



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IHC extends bail of Sharjeel Memon in Roshan Sindh corruption case

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.

Learn: NAB attraction in opposition to suspension of Sharjeel Memon’s arrest warrants dismissed

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.

Learn: NAB points Sharjeel Memon’s arrest warrant in Roshan Sindh probe

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.



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LHC grants bail to Fawad Hassan Fawad in property case

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.



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