SHC directs NAB to determine on inquiry towards Manzoor Wassan

KARACHI: The Sindh Excessive Courtroom (SHC) on Tuesday granted one month to the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) to determine on a corruption inquiry towards Pakistan Peoples Get together (PPP) chief Manzoor Hussain Wassan.

Because the listening to of the case resumed, Wassan’s counsel complained that the inquiry towards his consumer was nonetheless pending. He requested the courtroom to increase the bail of his consumer.

A two-judge bench headed by Justice Naimaullah Phalpoto requested NAB prosecutor Shahbaz Sohotra as why the choice was not taken in regards to the inquiry towards Wassan.

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“On each listening to we’re instructed that the inquiry is being closed; why the matter is being delayed,” the courtroom requested.

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The NAB prosecutor replied {that a} recent report has been despatched to the ant-corruption watchdog’s headquarters after objections had been raised on the sooner experiences.

The bench directed the NAB prosecutor to hunt reply from his company’s headquarters on the earliest, observing the matter couldn’t be saved pending for lengthy.

The bench whereas summoning progress report from the NAB directed it to determine on the inquiry towards the PPP chief.

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Later, the courtroom additionally prolonged the interim bail of Manzoor Wassan until January 10, 2022.

NAB has accused the PPP chief of creating property past his identified sources of revenue and likewise of proudly owning benami properties.

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