NAB decides to challenge Fawad Hassan Fawad's bail in top court.


LAHORE -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday decided to challenge the Lahore High Court's (LHC) decision of granting bail to former principal secretary to the deposed prime minister, Fawad Hassan Fawad in assets case, media reported, citing sources.

Sources said the anti-graft watchdog has decided to file a plea in the Supreme Court and has finalized all important points in this regard.

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday granted bail to former principal secretary to Prime Minister, Fawad Hassan Fawad in the assets case. The court ordered Fawad to submit Rs. 10 million surety bond in court for his bail.

Fawad Hassan Fawad was the principal secretary of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Fawad's counsel Amjad Pervaiz in his arguments before a two-member bench of the high court headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, said that his client was arrested without any justification in assets beyond means reference.

The counsel argued that the NAB had earlier claimed that Fawad Hassan Fawad is owner of...

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