Court decides to indict accused on Nov 20

Published: November 15, 2018
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The court expressed its displeasure over the absence of Omni Group Chairperson Anwar Majeed.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

The court expressed its displeasure over the absence of Omni Group Chairperson Anwar Majeed. PHOTO: EXPRESS

KARACHI: A banking court, on Wednesday, decided to indict on November 20 the accused in nine criminal pleas filed by two banks against the eight sugar mills of Omni Group from where sugar stock worth billions of rupees is missing. The hearing was held at banking court number 3.

Abdul Ghani was produced by jail authorities while other suspects including Ali Kamal Majeed, Namr Majeed, Manail Majeed also appeared before the court.

The court expressed its displeasure over the absence of Omni Group Chairperson Anwar Majeed and also expressed its dissatisfaction over his medical certificate. Looking at the medical certificate, the court remarked that every fourth person suffers from bipolar disorder and said that it is not a disease due to which the suspect could not appear before the court.

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Asking about the doctor who had issued the medical certificate, the court ordered the doctor to appear in person on the next hearing and provide an explanation.

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The court also gave the documents of the criminal complaints to the counsel and ordered the police to ensure the presence of the doctor and Anwar Majeed on November 20.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 15th, 2018.

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