Khawaja Asif’s judicial remand extended in assets case

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An accountability court in Lahore on Thursday extended Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif’s judicial remand till February 18 in assets beyond income case. The accountability court’s judge Jawadul Hassan heard the case pertains to the assets beyond income against PML-N senior leader Khawaja Asif. The accused was produced before the court amid strict security arrangements. The NAB prosecutor presented the report about reference against PML-N stalwart before the court. The court later adjourned the hearing after extending judicial remand of Khawja Asif

According to the latest progress made in assets beyond income case against Khawaja Asif, four witnesses have recorded their statements to the anti-corruption watchdog. According to NAB, a bank peon in Lahore had submitted over Rs28 million to the bank account of Khawaja Asif following the orders of senior officers.—INP