Sharjeel Memon challenges Roshan Sindh probe under amended NAB law.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader and former minister Sharjeel Memon has challenged the probe by National Accountability Bureau into the Roshan Sindh corruption case on basis of NAB Amendment Ordinance, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

The investigation into the corruption charges has been challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) by the Sharjeel Memon under the newly amended laws for NAB.

In his petition, Memon sought IHC to declare the probe null and void, as well as pleaded the high court to immediately stop the further proceedings in the corruption case. The petition also stated that he was not accused of taking bribery in the Roshan Sindh programme.

Earlier on January 1, The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has extended pre-arrest bail of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Memon till January 7 in Roshan Sindh corruption case, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

The high court resumed the hearing of a plea submitted for extending the pre-arrest bail of Sharjeel Memon today in the Roshan Sindh corruption case.

During the hearing, Memon's lawyer said that his client is coordinating with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials in connection with the inquiry and the institution should be stopped from arresting him. He pleaded the court...

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