NAB granted seven-day physical remand of Dr Asim

17 Dec, 2015 3:02 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Accountability Court (AC) has on Thursday granted seven-day physical remand of former federal minister for petroleum Dr Asim Hussain.

The former federal minister was presented in the Accountability Court amid tight security by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials after seven-day remand.

The AC judge Saad Qureshi conducted the proceedings, in which NAB Investigation Officer (IO) Zameer Abbasi presented evidence pertaining to land grabbing, money laundering and running a trust hospital on commercial basis against Dr Asim in the court.

The NAB investigation officer said that two front men of former federal minister have been identified, while Director Land Athar Hussain transferred government property on Dr Asim’s name.

The investigation officer further said that the Dr Asim’s front man Abdul Majeed damaged the national treasure with billion of rupees in the name of trust and the money was transferred to the account of Dr Asim.

The IO further requested time to arrest the front men and to present them in the court, after which the court granted seven-day physical remand of Dr Asim.

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