Asif sent to jail on judicial remand in assets case


Observer Report


An accountability court in Lahore on Friday sent Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Khawaja Asif to jail on a 14-day judicial remand in the assets-beyond-income case. The accountability court’s judge Jawadul Hassan heard the case pertaining to the assets beyond income against PML-N senior leader Khawaja Asif. The accused was produced before the court amid strict security arrangements. During the hearing, the National Accountability Bureau prosecutor sought physical remand of Khawaja Asif. He said that millions of rupees had been deposited in different bank accounts of the accused, whereas, Rana Abdul Waheed had deposited Rs30 million. When the persons got interrogated, they said that Asif had given the cash to deposit it to the accounts, he added.

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