Interim bail of Jam Khan Shoro extended till Mar 19 in NAB inquires
KARACHI (92 News) – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday extended the interim bail of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Jam Khan Shoro till the March 19 in the National Accountability Bureaus inquires.
A two-judge bench headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh approved bail for the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader against a surety of Rs500,000. The SHC granted interim bail to Jam Khan Shoro in connection with an inquiry being carried out against him by the NAB.
Jam Shoro’s lawyer contended before the bench that the bureau wanted to arrest his client. However, he didn’t provide details of the inquiry which he claimed could result in his client’s arrest and demanded that the PPP leader be granted protective bail.
Meanwhile, the same bench rejected the former local government minister’s plea for protective bail in yet another case and issued notice to the bureau seeking its reply on the next hearing on March 29. Separately, the court extended the interim bail granted to him in a NAB inquiry related to allotment of land in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar.
Karachi NAB suddenly tries to stop Jam Khan Shoro
A day earlier, the Karachi NAB suddenly took action and tried to stop Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leader Jam Khan Shoro on his arrival to the Sindh Assembly. It was reported that the anti-graft watchdog wanted to take Jam Shoro into its custody and the NAB tried to stop him but the PPP leader managed to flee from the scene.
After protective bail, Jam Khan Shoro was absent from the scene and also did not attend the assembly’s sessions. Reportedly, the NAB was tried to stop him for the investigation of another inquiry.
It was also reported that Jam Khan Shoro arrived Sindh Assembly on the arrival of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto. Meanwhile, other PPP leaders (Jiyalas) were feared the sudden action by the NAB.