Court wants to know about file reference against Asif: LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore on Thursday prolonged judicial remand of PML-N MNA Khawaja Asif in a possessions beyond means case until May 6.
The former foreign minister was produced on trial as Court Asad Ali returned to hearing.
“When will a recommendation be filed in the event,” the judge asked a National Responsibility Bureau (NAB) district attorney, to which the last responded that the bureau’s inquiry against the implicated has been converted into investigation.
The court directed the prosector to send a reply on next hearing, clarifying when will the bureau file a recommendation versus Khawaja Asif. The issue was adjourned up until May 6.
It is noteworthy that the PML-N leader has actually filed a request in the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking his release on bond. In its reply, NAB opposed the bail plea stating the corruption watchdog introduced a properties beyond ways query versus him as his possessions do not match with his earnings.
NAB better claimed that he fell short to give acceptable replies when grilled by it. The bureau has actually pleaded with the court to deny the plea of the PML-N leader as an investigation against him is still underway.