Choose Asjad Javed Ghural, a member of the division bench that was to take up the petition, recused himself from the case, after which the matter was referred to the LHC chief justice to repair it earlier than one other bench for listening to.
He refused to listen to the case over the petitioner’s attorneys issuing statements in opposition to him.
Asif via his counsel Barrister Haider Rasul Mirza filed the petition which acknowledged that the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) had arrested him from Islamabad final 12 months on December 29.
He contended that the corruption watchdog apprehended him even supposing he had offered it all of the related information relating to his property. Apart from, the identical file can be obtainable with the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) and Federal Board of Income (FBR).
Khawaja Asif pleaded with the bench to order his launch on bail.
In its reply, NAB opposed the bail plea stating the corruption watchdog launched an property past means inquiry in opposition to him as his property don’t match along with his earnings.
NAB additional stated that he failed to present passable replies when grilled by it. The bureau has pleaded with the courtroom to reject the plea of the PML-N chief as an investigation in opposition to him continues to be underway.