thenews.com.pk 22 Sep, 2020 02:30 am

Shahbaz wants to know NAB grounds for his arrest

Shahbaz wants to know NAB grounds for his arrest
LAHORE: The counsel for opposition leader in National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif Monday asked the Lahore High Court to order the National Accountability Bureau to furnish grounds for the arrest of...

Top Story September 22, 2020 LAHORE: The counsel for opposition leader in National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif Monday asked the Lahore High Court (LHC) to order the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to furnish grounds for the arrest of his client in money laundering and illegal assets case.“It would not affect Pakistan’s relations with India if NAB discloses the grounds for the arrest,” Shahbaz’s lead counsel Azam Nazir Tarar said in his arguments during the hearing of pre-arrest bail petition, filed before a division bench.He pointed out that NAB had not furnished the grounds for the arrest in the case of former railways minister Khwaja Saad Rafiq and his brother too.Advocate Tarar said how he could present the arguments without knowing the grounds for the arrest of his client.

The bench asked the petitioner’s counsel whether NAB was required to furnish grounds for the arrest in the proceedings of bail before arrest.He also asked the bench to make the reference part of the bail proceedings.

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