LAHORE: A classes courtroom on Tuesday granted interim bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Afzal Khokhar, MPA Saiful Malook and their brother Shafi Khokhar in a case pertaining to unlawful occupation of land.
Further and classes decide Shehzad Raza accepted bail for the Khokhar brothers towards a surety of Rs50, 000 every. The Nawab City police had registered a primary info report (FIR) towards them on costs of land grabbing.
The courtroom directed the police to submit a progress report within the case on the following listening to on Jan 19.
Earlier, on Jan 6, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ordered the Anti-Corruption Institution (ACE) to convey an finish to the unlawful occupation of land by Khokhar Palace in Lahore.
A two-judge bench headed by the chief justice was listening to a suo motu case on the Lahore registry on alleged encroachment by the Khokhar brothers.
The highest decide had earlier taken discover of a grievance made towards the Khokhar brothers by an abroad Pakistani who accused them of illegally occupying his land and constructing Khokhar Palace there.
On Dec 25, Afzal was taken into custody from the Lahore registry however was launched on post-arrest bail by a judicial Justice of the Peace the following day. In accordance with a report submitted by the ACE, the Khokhar brothers have encroached upon 40 kanals of land in Nawab City.