SHC adjourns NAB plea against Khurshid Shah’s bail till Feb 4


SHC, NAB, plea, Khurshid Shah, bail, Feb 4
16 Jan, 2020 12:11 pm

SUKKUR (92 News) – The Sindh High Court (SHC) Sukkur bench adjourned the plea of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against the bail granted to PPP leader Syed Khurshid Shah in the assets beyond income case till February 4.

Meanwhile, the court extended the interim bail of the family members of Khurshid Shah and other accused.

It also ordered the NAB officials to complete the inquiry till February 20.

On the other hand, the accountability court will hear the Rs230 million reference filed against Syed Khurshid Shah on Friday.

On January 11, Khurshid Shah moved the Sindh High Court (SHC) for his bail in the assets beyond income case.

On January 7, Accountability Court Judge Ameer Ali Mehaisar had extended the judicial remand of Khurshid Shah in the assets beyond income case till Jan 17.

Earlier, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed a reference amounting to over Rs230 million against Khurshid Shah. As many as 18 people have been nominated in the reference filed in the accountability court.

The nominated people include Khurshid Shah, his wives Bibi Talat and Bibi Gulnaz, sons Furrukh Shah and Zeerak Shah and nephew and Sindh Minister Awais Qadir Shah. The reference includes 600 acres of agricultural land, accounts and plots and Karachi and Sukkur.

On December 18, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenged the order of the accountability court to release PPP leader Khursheed Shah in the Sindh High Court (SHC). In the petition, the NAB contended that the order to release Khursheed Shah is against the law and hence should be declared null and void.

On December 17, Accountability Court Judge Ameer Ali Mehaisar had ordered to release PPP leader Syed Khurshid Ali Shah in the assets beyond income case.


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