Court declares bail plea of Bushra Bibi ineffective.

ISLAMABAD -- An Accountability Court (AC) on Wednesday declared the interim bail petition of Bushra Bibi, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan's wife, as ineffective in 190 million pounds' investigation initiated by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

The court, in its written order, said it had been told that neither Bushra Bibi's arrest warrants had been issued so far nor her custody was required in the said case.

It said Bushra Bibi had filed a petition seeking pre-arrest bail in the said case, which was being disposed of under Section 498 of the NAB Ordinance.

AC Judge Muhammad Bashir announced the verdict after hearing arguments against the petition. NAB Investigation Officer Mian Umar Nadeem and Bushra Bibi's lawyer Khawaja Haris appeared before the court during hearing.

During hearing, NAB's Deputy Prosecutor General Sardar Muzafar Abbasi said that PTI's Chairman Imran Khan in his statement on May 13, used unethical words against NAB and its chairman. Imran Khan had been doing a false propaganda against NAB and...

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