Aleem Khan's physical remand extended till March 5

Published: February 25, 2019
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PTI's Aleem Khan. PHOTO: FILE

PTI's Aleem Khan. PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE  : An accountability court in Lahore granted an extension in the physical remand of Senior Punjab Minister Abdul Aleem Khan till March 5.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan was presented before an accountability court on Monday by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials.

NAB had requested a 15-day extension in the PTI leader’s physical remand. Khan will be presented before the court again on March 5.

Earlier, an accountability court handed over Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan on a nine-day physical remand to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore in assets beyond means case.

PTI leader remanded into NAB custody till Feb 15

Khan was arrested earlier this month by NAB when he appeared before an investigation team at NAB Complex Thokar Niaz Beg.

He was arrested by NAB for owning assets beyond known means. Describing the grounds of his arrest, NAB had said that the accused person was facing many inquiries, including Park View Housing Society, River Age Housing Society, and Multan Road. It had also alleged that Khan acquired assets misused his authority as general secretary of the Park View Housing Society and as a past member of the provincial assembly to acquire assets.

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