ACC orders release of Opposition leader Haleem Adil

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An Anti-Corruption Court (ACC) has ordered the release of Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh in a fake property documents case.

According to details, the anti-corruption court has ordered to release Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Haleem Adil Sheikh in a case related to land transaction in Malir district of Karachi.

The court also ordered the Sindh Opposition Leader to submit a surety bond of Rs50,000.

It is pertinent to mention here that Haleem Adil Sheikh went to an anti-corruption court in Jamshoro yesterday; however, the ACE team arrested him from outside the premises. Meanwhile, The Sindh High Court on Thursday approved a petition for immediate hearing against arrest of Haleem Adil Shaikh, the leader of opposition in Sindh Assembly and a PTI leader.

A two-member bench of the high court headed by Justice Iqbal Kalhoro will hear the petition.

PTI leader’s lawyer Malik Altaf Javed said that the court had restrained the the anti-corruption police from arrest of Haleem Adil Sheikh, “arrest has been contempt of the court,” the lawyer argued.

“The Sindh High Court had restrained the police from arresting the PTI leader in both ongoing inquiries,” according to the petition.

“The case has been registered after his arrest”.

Anti-corruption circle officer Zeeshan Haider and others have been made respondents in the petition.

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