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Hearing on bail pleas of former PM and minister postponed until Feb24

20 February, 2020 07:46

Hearing on bail pleas of former PM and minister postponed until February due to sick leave of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah.

Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and ex-minister for interior Ahsan Iqbal have sought bail.

Since the CJ IHC has gone on sick leave, the bail petitions of both Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders, postponed without any proceedings.

Hearing on bail pleas

A two-member IHC bench will hear the bail pleas of both on Feb24.  
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed cases against Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Ahsan Iqbal.
NAB accused Abbasi of corruption in liquefied natural gas (LNG) and Ahsan Iqbal of Narowal Sports City projects.

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