ISLAMABAD: Sindh Meeting Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani could also be arrested from the Supreme Courtroom’s premises after the court docket ordered him to give up himself earlier than the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The apex court docket’s orders got here on Friday in response to a petition filed by the PPP chief in opposition to bail cancellation in a corruption reference.
Durrani had approached the Supreme Courtroom for pre-arrest bail in belongings past recognized supply of earnings case.
After failing to get bail from the Sindh Excessive Courtroom (SHC), Durrani had filed a petition within the SC for pre-arrest bail within the NAB reference filed in opposition to him.
Within the belongings case, Durrani has been accused of assigning properties value hundreds of thousands of rupees below the names of his servants, apart from possessing costly automobiles.
Throughout immediately’s listening to, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah mentioned the SHC rejected the bail plea on benefit and the SC is not going to hear the case earlier than the SHC order is carried out.
“You must have been in jail when the excessive court docket cancelled the bail. Why did not you give up your self? Why can we offer you particular concession?”
The court docket then ordered the PPP chief to first adjust to the order of the SHC and give up earlier than NAB, after which his case could be heard subsequent week.
The court docket additionally rejected Durrani’s plea asking that he not be arrested from the court docket premises.
His lawyer, Amir Naqvi, instructed the bench that his shopper has surrendered earlier than the court docket, on which Justice Umar Ata Bandial mentioned, “it is best to give up earlier than NAB, we had given you concession earlier than, there’s a excessive court docket order in opposition to you.”
“The court docket is not going to intervene in NAB’s matter,” the choose mentioned.
The court docket later adjourned the case until subsequent week.