People’s Party leader Syed Khursheed Shah has filed petition in Islamabad High Court (IHC) for issuance of his production order.
Syed Khursheed Shah, a member of National Assembly from Sukkur, in his petition has made the secretaries of interior and law ministries and the Speaker as respondents.
Shah, a stalwart of the PPP and former leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, has said in petition that the budget debate has been ongoing in the lower house for last 12 days.
Khursheed Shah has pleaded to the high court, to issue an order to the respondents for issuance of his production order to attend the parliament session.
Khursheed Shah has been among 18 accused in 1.23 billion rupees accountability reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Shah has spent 21 months in detention after being arrested by NAB’s Sukkur chapter on September 18, 2019.—INP