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Court allows Dr Asim to travel abroad for medical treatment

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

21st Jul, 2020. 02:00 pm
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Dr Asim

Karachi Accountability Court has allowed former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain to go to London for medical treatment.

According to the details, The court has said that Dr Hussain should return by August 25.

Advocate Owais Jamal said that his client is unwell and wants to travel abroad for the followup of his treatment.

Dr Asim Hussain was permitted to go abroad for medical treatment by the NAB court on November 17, 2018.

Dr Hussain, chairperson of the Sindh Higher Education Commission, was first arrested in 2015 on charges of terror financing and misappropriation of funds to support terrorism and criminal activities.

Dr Asim faced charges of misusing his authority for getting plots allotted fraudulently and encroaching upon state land for expansion of Dr Ziauddin Hospital/Trust, money laundering, illegal gains, kickbacks, and defrauding people in the name of charity hospital.

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