PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday prolonged the acting pre-arrest bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader retired Captain Mohammad Safdar for a recurring inquiry of the National Accountability Bureau concerning his properties
A bench consisting of Justice Musarrat Hilali and also Justice Mohammad Nasir Mehfooz adjourned hearing right into Mr Safdar’s application for the function after his legal representatives said one more bench had actually heard lengthy disagreements throughout the last hearing, so the same ought to hear the instance.
Lawyers Abdul Lateef Afridi, Lawyer Mudassir Amir and Manzoor Khalil stood for the petitioner, while the NAB was represented by senior district attorney Mohammad Ali, replacement prosecutor basic Azeemdad as well as senior legal representative Haider Ali.
Lawyer Mudassir told the bench that presently, four applications of Mr Safdar, that is also the son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, were pending with the high court.
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He stated his customer had actually filed the present request to look for pre-arrest bail after the issuance of apprehension warrants by the NAB chairman over an ongoing query regarding his possessions.
The lawyer claimed an additional request was submitted by the NAB against the hiring of senior advise Sattar Khan for the petition.
He, nevertheless, said the application had actually come to be infructuous over Sattar Khan’s rejection to appear on behalf of the NAB.
The legal representative stated in one of the other applications, Mr Safdar looked for pre-arrest bond in a sedition case signed up against him on Feb 9 by the SHO of the East Cantonment police headquarters on the basis of a media talk made by his client on the high court’s properties.
He added that an interim bond was given to his client in that instance and also Apr 5 was dealt with for the following hearing.
Barrister Mudassir stated the 4th request was submitted looking for the court’s direction for the rural law enforcement officer to reveal the number of criminal cases, consisting of that of sedition, signed up versus Mr Safdar in the district.
He claimed throughout the previous hearing, a bench headed by Justice Lal Jan Khattak needed to adjourn hearing after prolonged arguments as the NAB attorneys wanted to generate certain documents.
The attorney said the bench had actually allowed the NAB to submit files as well as also allowed the petitioner to submit respond to them.
Lateef Afridi competed that in order to victimise his client, the NAB had actually been releasing queries one after another.
He explained that when the acting bond was granted to Mr Safdar, the NAB started nearly the same questions in Lahore against him.
NAB deputy district attorney general Azeemdad competed that both Peshawar and Lahore inquiries were of various nature.
He said he had also brought a pertinent patwari to the court that would certainly indicate that the suspect was involved in damaging the income files.
Justice Musarrat Hilali questioned just how he might produce a patwari when the court hadn’t summoned any authorities.
He also asked if the records were tampered with, why the responsible officials weren’t detained.
The prosecutor stated a questions remained in progression on the issue.
He stated creating the patwari was suggested that the truths must be given the notification of this court.
The district attorney said in the order sheet of the previous hearing, absolutely nothing was stated that the situation would certainly be heard by the very same bench.
Lawyer Mudassir claimed although the previous bench had not stated it in the order sheet, it had not adjourned hearing after disagreements and had actually not assigned any next date offering the reason that as it was not clear when the same bench would be once again comprised.