Zafar Hijazi granted pre-arrest bail in record tempering case

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Zafar Hijazi SECP

ISLAMABAD: A court granted five-day bail to Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi against two surety bonds worth Rs250,000 each.
Special Judge Central Tahir Mehmood was hearing the pre-arrest bail application filed by Zafar Hijazi.
On July 13, Zafar Hijazi was granted a transit bail by the IHC bench, headed by Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani.
Hijazi had filed for a pre-arrest bail as per Section 498 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Pakistan.
An FIR was registered against Hijazi on the directives of the Supreme Court for tampering with official records.
Acting upon the apex court’s orders, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) filed the case with the Special Investigation Unit.

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