Interim pre-arrest bail of Sharjeel Memon extended.


KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court on Monday extended till Aug 18 the interim pre-arrest bail of former provincial minister Sharjeel Memon and others in a corruption reference.

The SHC had granted Mr Memon interim bail in a reference pertaining to possessing assets beyond his known sources of income.

When the matter came up for hearing before a two-judge bench headed by Justice Khadim Hussain Shaikh on Monday, Mr Memon and other applicants appeared before the bench, while a lawyer for two other suspects requested the bench to condone their absence since they had been tested positive for Covid-19.

The bench extended the interim bail of Mr Memon and other applicants till Aug 18.

The National Accountability Bureau had filed a second reference last year against the former...

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