Assets beyond income case: Khawaja Asif’s judicial remand extended till February 18

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

04th Feb, 2021. 11:35 am
Khawaja Asif judicial remand

The judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) stalwart Khawaja Asif has been extended till February 18 in assets beyond income case.

According to the details, the judicial remand was extended by an accountability court in Lahore on Thursday.

Accountability Judge Jawadul Hassan heard the case against PML-N leader Khawaja Asif. The accused was produced before the court amid strict security arrangements.

The NAB prosecutor presented the report about reference against Khawaja Asif before the court. The court later adjourned the hearing after extending judicial remand of Khawja Asif.

Four witnesses have recorded their statements to the accountability watchdog. According to NAB, a bank peon in Lahore had submitted over Rs28 million to the bank account of Khawaja Asif following the orders of senior officers.

It stated that the nephew of Khawaja Asif, Khawaja Sultan, had submitted Rs20 million to his bank account after being told by his paternal uncle.

A senior political worker Rana Abdul Waheed had submitted Rs30 million to Asif’s account and told the NAB that the money was given to him by Asif.

Another political activist Sarmad Ijaz had withdrawn Rs 5 million from Asif’s bank account and handed him over the money.

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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