Senate debates illegal detention of Dr Asim


By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The illegal detention of Dr Asim Hussain became a focal point in yesterday’s session of the Senate. The Pakistan People’s Party Senators debated the issue of Dr Asim Hussain’s arrest urging that there should be a clear difference between accountability and the political victimization. Former Interior Minister Rehman Malik viewed that […]

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NAB lawyers demand copy of filed application

HEARING IN DR ASIM’S BAIL PLEA PUT OFF By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: A division bench of Sindh High Court, comprising Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh and Justice Muhammad Saleem Jessar, yesterday adjourned the hearing of bail application of Dr Asim Hussain and four others to Tuesday (December 20). During the hearing, Barrister Latif Khosa, appearing […]

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‘NAB does not maintain mail record’


DR ASIM CASE: PROSECUTION WITNESS ADMITS By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The Accountability Court No. IV in the land allotment reference No. 13/2016 against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain recorded the objections raised by defence lawyer during cross examination of prosecution witness Zaigham Abbas, the NAB office clerk. The next date of hearing was fixed […]

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Senate to debate Dr Asim’s detention in tomorrow’s session


BILAWAL CALLS ON PPP KARACHI PRESIDENT, DISCUSSES METROPOLIS ISSUES  By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari called on Dr Asim Hussain yesterday at the Jinnah Hospital where he is undergoing medical treatment under the custody of law enforcement agencies. Dr Asim has been under custody for over a year. The PPP […]

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SHC to hear plea again on Dec 13


DR ASIM’S BAIL By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has ordered urgent hearing of Dr Asim Hussain’s bail plea on December 13 against the reference filed by NAB with respect to awarding contracts to private gas company as petroleum minister. A division bench headed by Justice Syed Muhammad Farooq Shah heard the petition […]

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SHC grants bail to SSGC officials

JJVL CASE: NAB’S HASTE FAILED TO JUSTIFY ARRESTS By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The Sindh High Court while accepting the bail applications of Shoaib Warsi and Zuhair Siddiqui for rupees two million each in JJVL case against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain and others have observed that undue haste was demonstrated by the NAB Authorities […]

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Dr Asim case: Hearing put off till 8th


By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The National Accountability Court recorded the statement of a prosecution witness Younus Dahiri, the Survey Superintendent Karachi, about evidence of land encroachment by Ziauddin Hospitals of Dr Asim Hussain on Saturday. In the witness box, Dahiri admitted that they didn’t fulfill the legal requirements in the survey. After the recording of […]

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