Accountability court extends judicial remand of Khawaja brothers till March 4

Accountability court extends judicial remand of Khawaja brothers till March 4

An duty court docket in Lahore on Saturday prolonged the judicial remand of the Khawaja brothers in the Paragon Housing scam case till March four.

Duty judge Syed Najamul Hassan directed that when the judicial remand ends, the 2 have to be offered in court again. The court additionally requested the country wide responsibility Bureau (NAB) to record a record at the case within the next listening to.

The Khawaja brothers have been taken into custody by using NAB on Dec 11, 2018 after their request for bail changed into grew to become down by the Lahore excessive courtroom.

On Feb 2, the court docket had sent the two brothers on judicial remand for 14 days after rejecting a NAB request for extension in bodily remand of the two.

Amid heavy protection, jail officers offered former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and Khawaja Salman Rafique in courtroom nowadays.

While speaking to media after the listening to, Saad complained approximately being added to the courtroom in an armoured automobile “that regarded like it turned into 60 years antique”.

He stated it had taken an hour to get to the court and delivered that due to the bumpy automobile experience, a pain in his leg had worsened.

The former railways minister stated the Punjab home branch and police had been responsible.

“The government will not continue to be theirs forever, what they’re doing isn’t proper,” he stated.

“i was greatly surprised to look that a reputable platform like PSL used our track Disco Dewane without our previous permission. Outright infringement of intellectual property ought to be condemned and i am going to take a legal stand in this one,” he wrote.

Disco Deewane turned into performed by way of Shuja Haider and Aima Baig all through the outlet ceremony of PSL four and personally, we assume Zoheb’s even angrier due to the fact they kinda ruined it.

“The declaration of Mr Haq has caused a outstanding damage to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf as it’s miles towards the norms of democracy,” Mr Rafique stated whilst speakme to media out of doors an responsibility court in which he, along with his brother Khwaja Salman Rafique, was produced by way of the country wide accountability Bureau after expiry in their physical remand in the Paragon metropolis case.

On Jan 23, Mr Haq in his a couple of tweets had criticised chief of the competition inside the national assembly Shahbaz Sharif for “misusing manufacturing orders”. “Does he need to spend extra time in jail sulking? Does he want his manufacturing orders to be revoked? Last danger,” the high minister’s special assistant had tweeted.

Mr Rafique stated manufacturing orders of arrested parliamentarians have been issued even all through the dictatorial regime of retired Gen Pervez Musharraf. He stated the statement of Mr Haq turned into in truth the declaration of top Minister Imran Khan.

Speakme approximately the instances against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders, Mr Rafique said they had been ready to stand any punishment as it would now not hassle them. He alleged that former top minister Nawaz Sharif had now not been supplied adequate medical remedy despite going through a important coronary heart problem. “My more youthful brother Salman has also been suffering from fever for the closing four days without any medication,” he stated.

Remand prolonged

Earlier, NAB’s special prosecutor Waris Ali Janjua advised the accountability court docket that similarly physical remand of the Khwaja brothers became required as investigation remained halted because of Mr Rafique’s participation in countrywide meeting proceedings.

Amjad Pervez, the counsel for the PML-N leaders, adversarial the prosecutor’s request pronouncing NAB had nothing new to are seeking for similarly remand. He claimed that at each listening to the bureau sought extension in physical remand of the Khwaja brothers on same vintage grounds.