Court adjourns hearing of assets case against Ahad Cheema till 17th.

LAHORE -- An Accountability Court (AC)on Monday adjourned hearing of assets beyond means case against former Director General Lahore Development Authority Ahad Cheema till October 17. Accountability Court Judge Amjad Nazir Chaudhry conducted the case proceedings wherein the jail officials produced Ahad Cheema. The court recorded the statement of a witness during the proceedings and summoned further witnesses on the next hearing. NAB has alleged that Ahad Cheema has accumulated assets in and outside the country beyond his known sources of income. It said the illegal assets possessed by Cheema valued over Rs600 million.

The bureaucrat also held benami properties in the names of his wife and other family members, said the reference.

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday extended interim bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Rana Sanaullah and others till October 15 in Lahore NAB office clash case.

ATC Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta conducted the case proceedings wherein Rana Sanaullah and 28 others appeared before the court.

A counsel on behalf of Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar, son-in-law of former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, submitted an application for a one-time exemption from personal appearance.

The counsel pleaded with the court to...

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