Corruption cases: LHC to resume hearing on Shehbaz’s bail petition today
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) will resume hearing on the bail plea filed by Opposition leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif, on Monday
According to details, a two-member of LHC comprising Justice Malik Shahzad and Justice Mirza Waqas will hold hearing of the Shehbaz’s bail plea.
Lawyer of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Akram Qureshi is likely to present crucial documents in the case.
The high court had clubbed bail pleas of Shehbaz and Fawad Hassan Fawad.
Shehbaz Sharif had approached the court seeking bail in Ashyana Housing scam and Ramazan Sugar Mills case.
The LHC, on the request of the NAB special prosecutor, had last week adjourned the hearing of Shehbaz Sharif’s bail plea till February 11.
In the last hearing on February 6, NAB’s counsel told the court that PLDC’s board of directors had to give the housing contract but it had not happened. The counsel had said that Shehbaz Sharif as the then chief minister had cancelled the contract and announced to re-exercise the process.
The NAB’s lawyer had told the court that Khawaja Saad Rafique was the owner of Paragon and he was the blue eyed personality of the then Punjab government. He said that Shehbaz Sharif had illegally transferred the project to LDA.
The special prosecutor had pleaded the court to give him some time to bring more evidences on the record. Accepting the request of the NAB’s special prosecutor, the LHC had adjourned the hearing till February 11.