Rafique brothers' judicial remand extended till April 4

Published: March 19, 2019
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Rafique is in Islamabad to attend NA standing committee session, jail authorities inform court. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Rafique is in Islamabad to attend NA standing committee session, jail authorities inform court. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The judicial remand of (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique was extended till April 4 by an accountability court, Express News reported on Tuesday.

During the hearing, the court inquired whether a National Assembly session was in progress in Islamabad after jail authorities submitted a petition in court.

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The jail authorities responded that there is a standing session of the NA committee taking place in Islamabad, hence Saad is in Islamabad.

The court also instructed the NAB prosecutor to submit a detailed report regarding the Paragon housing society scandal.

After hearing arguments of the parties, the court extended the judicial remand of the Rafique brothers and adjourned the hearing till April 4.

Rafique brothers were arrested by NAB from Lahore High Court (LHC) premises on December 11 when their request for an extension in pre-arrest bail in the case was rejected by the Lahore High Court (LHC).

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