PESHAWAR: The arrest of Provincial Minister Zia Ullah Khan has been challenged in High Court by his brother Hadayt Ullah on Monday morning.
According to details, petition filed in High Court termed the arrest of Provincial Minister illegal and un-constitutional.
Petition filed by Hadayt Ullah read that arrest is the violation of article 4 and 9 of the constitution of Pakistan.
It further stated that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was already investigating the corruption allegation against Zia Ullah Afridi, so the arrest made by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission is illegal and unconstitutional.
Brother of Zia Ullah Afridi demanded in petition the immediate release of Provincial Minister.
Earlier, In a major move against corrupt officials, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission arrested on Thursday provincial in a case related to alleged illegal assets. Minister for minerals, Zia Ullah Khan Afridi in a case related to alleged illegal assets.
According to media reports, Zia Ullah Afridi was also accused of abuse of power and corruption.