Decide Jawadul Hassan heard the belongings past earnings case towards the PML-N lawmaker the place the prosecution sought bodily remand of the accused. The NAB officers produced Khawaja Asif earlier than the accountability court docket earlier in the present day.
The prosecutor informed the court docket that an inquiry is underway towards Khawaja Asif relating to his belongings. The politician had been given a number of possibilities to offer clarification about his belongings, nonetheless, Asif failed to offer a passable response to the investigators, he added.
Khawaja Asif, his spouse and son are possessing belongings price over Rs810 million.
Through the listening to, Khawaja Asif sought permission of the choose to speak within the Punjabi language. The PML-N central chief stated he grew to become a Member of Nationwide Meeting (MNA) for seven instances and already confronted an inquiry in Rawalpindi.
He continued that the anti-corruption watchdog initiated the identical inquiry in Lahore after going through failure in Rawalpindi. Asif added that the main points of transactions have been supplied to NAB investigators apart from the supply of associated particulars.
Later, the choose permitted bodily remand of Khawaja Asif to NAB until January 13. The court docket directed related authorities to offer do-it-yourself meals to Asif, medical services, in addition to permitting him to fulfill his relations and legal professionals.
Yesterday, an accountability court docket in Islamabad had permitted one-day transit remand of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Khawaja Muhammad Asif earlier than transferring him to Lahore for continuing within the case within the involved court docket.
Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Khawaja Muhammad Asif had been arrested on Tuesday by Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) officers for allegedly having inordinate wealth in comparison with the sources of earnings.
NAB officers had confirmed that the arrest was sanctioned by Chairman NAB Justice retd Javed Iqbal himself after he couldn’t persuade the three-member committee of NAB investigation on how he made belongings that don’t conform to his technique of incomes.