LHC grants bail to Fawad in illegal assets case NAB to challenge verdict in SC.


Lahore -- Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday approved bail of Fawad Hasan Fawad the Ex principal secretary to Nawaz Sharif in illegal assets case.

However NAB authorities said that they would challenge the decision in Supreme Court of Pakistan.

During the hearing, Fawad's lawyer told the court that his client was arrested in 2018 but no indictment proceeding was carried out against him.

The court remarked why National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has not apprehended the three benami suspects in connection with the case until now. The one having nothing on his name was taken into custody, Justice Tariq Abbasi stated.

Fawad's bail was earlier rejected on the basis of investigation but now, a complete reference exposing everything is present in the court, the lawyer stated. Meanwhile, NAB prosecutor said that Fawad Hasan Fawad has used his relatives name to hide the properties.

The court asked about the arrest of those possessing all the assets over which, the anti-graft watchdog prosecutor stated that the company having all the assets has nothing in its bank account. Subsequently, the court ordered to...

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