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NAB court extends Dr Asim’s remand for seven days

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau court on Thursday extended remand of former petroleum minister Dr. Asim Hussain for seven days, ARY News reported.

The Sindh High Court bench headed by Justice Ahmed Ali M. Sheikh conducted the proceedings regarding bail to Dr. Asim and removal of previous investigation officer in the case.

The NAB had requested extension in remand of Dr Asim for 15 days, however the court allowed seven days extension in remand.

Read more: Dr. Asim sent on seven-day remand to NAB

Rangers counsel had challenged the appointment of investigation officer Altaf Hussain. The NAB has sought time to file a reply in the regard. The court adjourned the hearing for two weeks.


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Meanwhile, Dr Asim also showed wounds in his feet to media and claimed that he was being given highly reactive medicines during custody.

Further read: Investigators discover nexus between Dr. Asim Hussain, al-Qaeda: sources

On December 11, An antiterrorism court (ATC) had handed over PPP leader Dr. Asim Hussain to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a seven-day physical remand.

Earlier, DSP Altaf Hussain, who headed  investigation into corruption cases against Dr. Asim, said that he had released the former minister as there was insufficient evidence against him.

 

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