Khursheed Shah’s judicial remand extended for 15 days
SUKKUR (92 News) – Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) senior leader Khursheed Shah’s judicial remand has been extended for 15 days in assets beyond known sources of income case on Saturday.
Khursheed Shah currently is under treatment at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) Sukkur, where he recently underwent an angiography procedure due to cardiac problem. The PPP leader was produced before the court from NICVD in an ambulance.
Khurshd Shah’s counsel requested the court to direct the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to return his client’s mobile phone. The NAB prosecutor told the court that Khursheed Shah’s cell phone has been sent for forensic audit and will be returned after completion of required procedure.
The court extended the judicial remand of PPP leaser for 15 days and ordered to produce the PPP leader on December 7 again.
Khursheed Shah is facing charges of corruption in assets beyond means of income reference. “Shah has opened as many as 105 banks accounts under his and family members name in Karachi, Sukkur and other cities”, NAB sources claimed.
The properties were made in Sukkur, Rohri and Karachi, according to the document and it further reveals that Glamour Bungalow, Junejo Flour Mills, Mukesh Flour Mills including 83 other properties were made under Shah’s frontman, Pehlaj Rai.
The counsel of Shah in a previous hearing argued that his client being subjected to political victimization.
He claimed that the anti-corruption watchdog found no evidence against his client as the investigation is now shrunken to four plots after leveling allegations of Rs500 billion financial irregularities.
Khursheed Shah was taken into custody by the NAB on September 28 over charges of accumulating assets beyond known sources of income.