Abbasi was arrested by NAB while en-route to Thokar Niaz Baig in Lahore on July 18.
The counsel of Miftah said that the National Accountability Bureau issued the call up notice to his client on July 15 while on 16 July, his arrest warrants were issued, which indicates malicious intent on the part of the NAB.
In petition he called the charges against him baseless and sought a pre-arrest bail from the high court till completion of the investigation and filing of reference against him in court.
Chairperson Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)Uzma Adil Khan, former MD Pakistan State Oil (PSO) Imranul Haq, Mubeen Saulat, Shahid Islamuddin and Amir Naseem have been other officials placed in the ECL, sources said.
Abbasi had not appeared before the NAB in connection with a probe into the case on March 7.
According to the NAB notice, Rasheed has been asked to bring along record of LNG scandal on February 27.
The former finance minister was handed over a questionnaire and was asked to submit his reply within a week.