On Tuesday, the apex court docket had permitted the bail of the PML-N leaders in a corruption reference filed by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The bail was granted in opposition to two surety bonds of Rs3 million every.
The SC, in its choice, noticed that the petitioners had cooperated with the NAB through the trial. Justice Maqbool Baqir noticed that the NAB had not but offered clear proof within the case.
In December 2018, NAB had arrested the Rafique brothers after the Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) rejected their request for an extension of their pre-arrest bail in a case pertaining to the housing society rip-off.
The Rafique brothers had approached the apex court docket after the LHC had cancelled their bail plea.
Presenting its allegations, NAB in a press launch had stated: “”accused Saad Rafique alongside along with his benamidaar spouse Ghazala Saad Rafique, brother Salman Rafique in affiliation with Qaiser Amin Butt and Nadeem Zia established a housing venture within the title of Air Avenue which was transformed into a brand new housing venture specifically M/S Paragon Metropolis Pvt Restricted. File reveals that M/S Paragon Metropolis is an unlawful society.
Accused has been and is constantly acquiring unlawful/ illegitimate funds/ advantages from stated venture as he obtained 40 kanal plots in his personal title and the title of his brother Salman Rafique.