Liquor case: Sharjeel Memon declared co-accused in challan

18 Sep, 2018 5:28 pm

KARACHI (News) – Former Sindh minister Sharjeel Memon has been declared co-accused in a challan submitted by the Investigation Officer (IO) in liquor case.

The investigation officer of the case submitted the charge-sheet to the Judicial Magistrate South. In the challan, the other accused confessed that they exchanged the liquor bottle with other bottles.

Accused Shakar Din confessed that he wasted alcohol containing liquor bottles into a dustbin. He also said that he deliberately wasted bottles in order to discard the evidence.

Beside of these confessions, the charge-sheet stated that one of the bottles recovered from Memon s hospital room contained two inches of alcohol. It also stated that two packets of cigarettes were also recovered from his room.

The court while declaring Sharjeel Memon as co-accused adjourned the hearing of the case till October 2.

Earllier, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during his surprise visit to the Ziauddin Hospital had found bottles of liquor in the room of the imprisoned PPP leader. Memon was taken to Karachi Central Jail after the discovery, while the PPP leadership claimed that the alcohol bottles were actually filled with honey and olive oil.

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