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SHC extends Manzoor Wassan’s protective bail till May 14

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

11th Mar, 2020. 02:51 pm
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Manzoor Wassan

Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday has extended protective bail of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Manzoor Wassan till May 14 in assets beyond income case.

As per details, The former provincial minister Manzoor Wassan and Director National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Sukkur appeared before the court for the hearing.

In his arguments, director NAB Sukkur said Manzoor Wassan accused of accumulating assets beyond his known sources of income and owns un named properties.”We need more time to complete the inquiry against him”, he further continued.

On this, Chief Justice of Sindh High Court  Ahmed Ali Shaikh remarked,

“Are you sure that you have substantial proofs against Wassan and will prove charges against him.”

Later, the SHC adjourned hearing of the case after granting eight weeks to the NAB to complete inquiry against the PPP stalwart. The court also extended protective bail of Manzoor Wassan till May 14.

According to the anti graft body, the PPP leader accused of making assets beyond his known sources of income and owns benami properties too.

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