SHC adjourns hearing of NAB bail plea



Sindh High Court heard a NAB petition on Thursday against accountability court’s decision to grant bail to Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah in assets reference. The counsels of Khursheed Shah filed their advocacy papers in Sukkur bench of the high court today and sought time for preparation for the case. The prosecutor of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was also present in the court hearing. The court granted the request and adjourned further hearing of the case till February 04. The anti-corruption watchdog had filed a corruption reference worth Rs 1.23 billion against 18 persons including the PPP leader. The investigators had also nominated two wives, two sons and son-in-law of Khursheed Shah in the reference.—INP