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Assets beyond income: Khawaja Asif's physical remand extended for 9-days

Assets beyond income: Khawaja Asif's physical remand extended for 9-days
January 13, 2021

LAHORE (92 News) – Accountability Court (AC) on Wednesday granted 10-day physical remand of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Asif and handed him over to NAB.

According to the reports, Admin judge Jawadul Hassan announced the order and directed to present the PML-N leader before the court on January 22.

During the hearing, the counsel of Khawaja Asif stated that his client answered all questions of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi and the anti-graft watchdog’s case is politically motivated.

He argued that doing business is right of every citizen and asked the court to send his client to jail on judicial remand.

Earlier, accountability court had granted 13 day physical remand of the PML-N leader.

On December 29, 2020, Khawaja Asif was arrested by NAB in assets case when he was on his way back after attending consultative meeting of the party.