The accountability court docket’s choose Muhammad Bashir resumed the heard the reference. The PPP chief Saleem Mandviwalla didn’t seem earlier than the court docket, whereas former PIA managing director Aijaz Haroon appeared earlier than the court docket.
The court docket, whereas rejecting the pleas of Mandviwalla, Aijaz Haroon, and Abdul Ghani’s acquittal from the reference, fastened Could 24 for the indictment.
The accused have been directed to make sure their presence earlier than the court docket on the date of the indictment.
A co-accused Nadeem Hakim submitted his plea by way of the counsel to the accountability court docket to hunt exemption from private look within the listening to.
The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed a reference towards ex-Senate Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla in an unlawful land allotments case on January 13.
The anti-graft watchdog in its reference said the accused offered authorities plots to Abdul Ghani Majeed – son of Omni Group chief Anwar Majeed.
In accordance with NAB, Mandviwalla had bought faux shares within the title of his frontman by promoting the plots.
The nationwide graft buster had additionally submitted a report back to the court docket which said that former PIA managing director Aijaz Haroon had additionally performed a key position in promoting unlawful plots to Abdul Ghani Majeed.
The NAB had nominated Saleem Mandviwalla, Aijaz Haroon, Abdul Ghani Majeed and Tariq Mehmood as offenders within the reference.