NAB court extends Aleem Khan’s physical remand for ten days

Aleem Khan

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore here on Friday extended Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan’s physical remand for ten days in a case pertaining to assets beyond known sources of income and offshore companies.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented Aleem Khan before the court in beefed up security. The NAB requested the court to extend Aleem Khan’s physical remand.
The anti-corruption watchdog had summoned Aleem Khan at Lahore office for interrogation. The investigation officials were reportedly not satisfied with the records provided by him.
Earlier, NAB officials brought the PTI leader amid tight security as Khan is to be produced before the court today in a case pertaining to assets beyond known sources of income and offshore companies.
A large number of Khan’s supporters are gathered outside the premises, and have been chanting slogans in favor of their leader.
The accountability court had on February 7 remanded the former Punjab minster for nine days to the NAB custody in assets beyond known sources of income case.
The court had directed the anti-graft watchdog to produce him on Feb 15.
It is pertinent to note that the PTI leader had tendered his resignation after being nabbed by the anti-graft watchdog on Feb 6.
The provincial lawmaker had been taken into custody when he appeared before the NAB for the hearing of two cases against him pertaining to offshore companies and assets beyond his sources of income.
His answers had failed to satisfy NAB officials during the inquiry, leading to his arrest.

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