Court grants interim bail to Aijaz Jakhrani


Accountability Court Sukkur on Wednesday granted interim bail to Sindh chief minister’s aide Aijaz Jakhrani for 10 days.

The court directed Jakhrani to appear in the hearing on December 17. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Sukkur inquiring into two graft references against Aijaz Jakhrani.

The Sindh High Court (SHC) Tuesday extended the bail of Jakhrani in assets beyond income and abuse of power references. The high court extended Jakhrani’s bail till January 12.

The bail plea was heard by a single bench comprising of referee judge, Justice Nadeem Akhtar. The case was forwarded to the referee judge by the SHC chief justice following the difference of opinion amongst a two-member bench.—INP


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