Data Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf (PTI) pioneer Aleem Khan, “who was a businessperson and had no charges of making misfortunes the national exchequer”, ought to be conceded safeguard “if associates who had plundered billions with rupees had the capacity to protect safeguard no sweat”.
In a post shared on Twitter, Chaudhry said that the general discernment was that Khan was being rebuffed for a wrongdoing he didn’t submit on account of the commotion made by the restriction.
On Feb 6, Khan was arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) authorities in Lahore. According to a public statement issued by NAB Lahore, Khan was captured for owning resources past his known wellsprings of salary.
The data pastor’s tweet gave off an impression of being a response to court choices to concede different resistance pioneers safeguard in the previous week.
On Thursday, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had suspended the lifelong incarceration given to PML-N pioneer Hanif Abbasi in 2018 in the ephedrine standard case, requesting his discharge on safeguard.
On Wednesday a similar court had allowed Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shahbaz pre-capture safeguard till April 17 in the Ramzan Sugar Mills and Saaf Pani Company cases. That day, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had stretched out the between time safeguard given to previous president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the phony ledgers case till April 29.