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Khawaja Asif moves court to ask for Class B facilities in jail


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

26th Jan, 2021. 12:00 pm
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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif on Tuesday has demanded Class B facilities in jail. 

Asif, who was arrested in assets beyond means case, has moved to the accountability court to seek Class B facilities. 

The official application mentions that Khawaja Asif is a member of the National Assembly, a former senator and minister, an LLB, a senior citizen, and an under trial suspect. Therefore, he should be kept separate from other prisoners.

The application further mentions that he should be facilitated with a heater and medical facilities in jail. He has also requested the court to allow homemade food in jail. 

Khawaja Asif handed to NAB on 14 day physical remand in assets case

An accountability court in Lahore granted physical remand of PML-N senior leader Khawaja Asif till January 13 in assets beyond means case.

According to the details the move came as the NAB presented Khawaja Asif before the court and requested for a 15-day physical remand. Meanwhile, the court directed the NAB that the accused should be allowed to meet his counsel and family members with food being provided from his home.

On Tuesday evening, a NAB team had arrested Khawaja Asif from the Islamabad residence of Ahsan Iqbal where the party leaders had gathered to discuss the future line of action in connection with the PDM.

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