AC extends physical remand of Agha Siraj Durrani till April 12
March 30, 2019
KARACHI (92 News) – The Accountability Court (AC) has extended the physical remand of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani till April 12.The Accountability Court has also ordered nab prosecutor to submit progress report at the next hearing. Agha Siraj Durrani was arrested on charges of possessing assets beyond his known income. On March 11, the AC granted the NAB an extension in Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani’s physical remand till March 21. During a hearing, the accountability court directed NAB to present a progress report at the next hearing. Agha Siraj Durrani stated that the anti-graft watchdog considered the courts as fun. Meanwhile, the NAB prosecutor asked for an extension in Durrani’s physical remand, arguing that they had only two days to interrogate him. He also said that the Sindh Assembly speaker has been going to the assembly for sessions after breakfast every day. NAB also informed the court that they have found out the details of Durrani’s assets worth Rs27 million. He also has a house in Karachi’s Defence that is worth Rs40 million and 10 luxury watches were found in his bank locker, the prosecutor said. One watch cost millions of rupees and there was foreign currency and gold there as well. However, Durrani’s lawyer said that they still haven’t been told the reason for his arrest yet. The lawyer also said that even if a suicide bomber is arrested, he has rights.