Former federal minister Dr Asim to be presented in court

26 Nov, 2015 11:47 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Former federal minister for petroleum Dr Asim Hussain will be presented in the Anti-Terrorism Court on Thursday after a case was registered against the former minister in North Nazimabad Police Station for allegedly facilitating criminals and terrorists at his private hospital.

According to the FIR, Asim Hussain facilitated criminals and terrorists by getting them treated at the two branches of his hospital in Karachi. Other allegations have also been leveled against him.

Dr Asim Hussain, a former federal minister and the Chairman of the provincial Higher Education Commission (HEC), has been shifted to Gulberg police station moments after midnight under heightened guard.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders Waseem Akhtar, Saleem Shahzad, Rauf Siddiqui, Anees Qaimkhani and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Abdul Qadir Patel have also been nominated in the case registered against Chairman of the provincial Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr Asim.


Sources said that the police will also request physical remand during the hearing of Dr Asim.




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