Dr Asim sent on judicial remand

KARACHI: An accountability court yesterday remanded former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain to judicial custody till feb 22 in an alleged corruption case. He was produced by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials in a local court. After hearing the investigators, the court sent Dr Asim to jail on judicial remand and directed the authorities to […]

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NAB completes investigation against Dr Asim

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has completed its investigation against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain. The NAB officials have finalized the reference against Dr Asim and forwarded it to Chairman for approval. NAB, in its reference, has put five accusations against the former petroleum minister. The reference would be filed in the court […]

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Dr Asim remanded into NAB custody for fourth time

KARACHI: An accountability court yesterday extended the physical remand of Dr Asim Hussain in the custody of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) till February 9. The court extended the remand for the fourth time after he was presented before it by the NAB authorities on the expiry of the previous remand. The court ordered the NAB […]

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Dr Asim wants his Canadian passport back

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former petroleum minister, Dr Asim Hussain yesterday filed an application in Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) seeking his passport back. Dr Asim’s lawyer Amir Raza Naqvi revealed that his client possesses dual nationality and his Canadian passport had been seized by Rangers with important documents. The court, however, did not […]

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Dr Asim admitted to hospital, suffering from depression

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Former petroleum minister a Pakistan People’s Party leader Dr Asim Hussain was admitted in Jinnah Hospital yesterday after medical board stated he is suffering from depression and psychological problems. Sindh Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Hussain was shifted to the hospital today for a medical checkup. The board diagnosed with […]

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Waseem Akhter bailed out in Dr Asim case

KARACHI: An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) yesterday granted interim bail to Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) leader and nominated mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhter in Dr Asim’s terrorists treatment case. Waseem Akhter, who also served as advisor to home minister, is accused of asking Dr Asim to provide medical facilities to the militants, who got injured […]

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Dr Asim’s remand further extended in NAB’s custody

KARACHI: An Accountability Court yesterday further extended the remand of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former petroleum minister, Dr Asim Hussain, in National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) custody for 10 more days over his alleged involvement in offences triable under NAB’s Ordinance, 1999. Dr Asim is facing charges of money laundering, making illegal appointments and […]

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Facing baseless charges, claims Dr. Asim

KARACHI: Former petroleum minister and PPP leader, Dr. Asim Hussain, claims all cases registered against him are ‘concocted’ and ‘baseless’. “I can’t even understand what kind of cases have been lodged against me… They have prepared fake bills to involve me in fake cases of terrorism,” claimed Dr Asim, a close aide of former president […]

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Court orders medical facilities to Dr Asim

KARACHI: An Anti-terrorism court, Karachi while hearing the case against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain, yesterday again issued non-bailable arrest warrants for four accused including Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and nominee for Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar, Saleem Shehzad, Anees Qaimkhani and Qadir Patel. Former minister for petroleum was presented before the ATC yesterday, […]

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Court grants NAB 14-day extension in remand of Dr Asim

Prosecution tells court 80pc probe complete KARACHI: An accountability court allowed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to keep custody of former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain for 14 more days during hearing yesterday. NAB prosecution had asked the Administrative Judge Accountability Courts, Saad Qureshi for a 15-day extension in Dr Asim’s remand. The prosecution said […]

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