SHC extends Mustufa Kamal’s interim bail till Sept 4

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

06th Aug, 2019. 10:09 pm
Mustufa Kamal's interim bail extended

The Sindh High Court (SHC) adjourned a reference against Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Mustafa Kamal.

He was arrested for allegedly allotting land along the coastline in Clifton.

The SHC bench put off the hearing until Sept 4 when his counsel will forward arguments in the case.

At the previous hearing, a two-member bench was comprised of Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro and Justice Shamsuddin Abbasi.

They had granted Kamal’s plea for interim bail and issued notices to NAB Director General (DG) a prosecutor.

Accompanied by PSP President Anis Qaimkhani and other party leaders, he had appeared before the court to seek bail.

His lawyer contended before the court that his client had appeared before NAB after receiving a call-up notice.

A reference against him has already been filed in an accountability court, he added.

According to the bureau, Mustufa Kamal had allegedly illegally allotted 198 plots located along the coastline in Clifton.

Earlier, The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a reference in an accountability court of Karachi against Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Mustafa Kamal for his alleged involvement in illegal allotments of government land.

Ten more suspects were arrested in illegal allotment case.

NAB maintained in its reference that the suspects were involved in illegal allotment of the government plots.

The suspects brought a loss of Rs2.5 billion loss to the national exchequer.

Previously in June, the NAB had filed another reference against Mustufa Kamal.

The case regarded illegal allotment of around 5,500 square yards of commercial land to Bahria Town for a multi-story building.

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