In response to particulars, the Pakistan Peoples Get together (PPP) chief was produced earlier than the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) courtroom.
On December 3, 2021, NAB had arrested Agha Siraj Durrani from the premises of Supreme Court docket (SC) and shifted him to NAB Rawalpindi workplace the place he underwent medical checkup.
A 3-member bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial heard the matter and directed the speaker to give up earlier than the NAB and face the proceedings.
Durrani’s lawyer requested the courtroom to grant his shopper bail in order that he can give up earlier than the related trial courtroom.
SC rejected the plea and directed him to first adjust to the order of the Sindh Excessive Court docket (SHC) and give up earlier than NAB, after which his case could be heard subsequent week
“Now we have to proceed with the case as per the legislation,” Justice Bandial said.
The courtroom later adjourned the case until subsequent week.
Earlier, NAB officers had raided the residence of the speaker following rejection of his bail from SHC however they did not arrest him on account of resistance from his guard.
It’s pertinent to say that the NAB had authorized an inquiry in opposition to Durrani and others over numerous allegations of corruption in July, 2018. The speaker has been alleged of accumulating property value Rs1.6 billion by means of unlawful sources.
NAB stated the property of Agha Siraj Durrani had been valued at Rs479.4 million however he confirmed them to be value Rs151.6 million.