Published On: Sun, Oct 6th, 2019
Published in Category: Karachi

AC declares second reference filed against Sharjeel Memon maintainable

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KARACHI: The Accountability Court declared on Saturday the reference filed against PPP leader Sharjeel Inam Memon maintainable.

The AC rejecting the request of Sharjeel Memon’s private secretary Izhar Hussain declared the reference on assets beyond means maintainable.

In the previous hearing, NAB prosecutor has told the court that anti-graft watchdog has clear evidence in assets beyond income cases against the accused as a reference has been filed after the approval by the chairman NAB. The reference has been filed against 12 accused including Sharjeel Memon’s wife and mother.

The accused have been alleged of involvement in Rs 2.27 billion corruption while Sharjeel is facing corruption charges of Rs 5.75 billion.