Court extends judicial remand of Kh Asif

Staff Reporter

An accountability court in Lahore extended the judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Khawaja Asif in assets beyond income case on Friday.

Judge Jawadul Hassan conducted the hearing of assets beyond income case against PML-N central leader Khawaja Asif today. The lawmaker did not appear in the hearing.

During the hearing, the jail officials presented the medical report of the accused lawmaker which stated that Asif was admitted to Jinnah Hospital for hernia operation. The judge remarked that platelets of the patient dropped within a minute here.

He added that each accused would give an excuse for not appearing in the courtroom.

Khawaja Asif’s counsel told the court that his client will be discharged from the hospital after undergoing operation within 10-15 days.