The Lahore High Court on Tuesday conceded pre-capture safeguard to Malik Riaz’s child in-law Zain Malik for seven days.
On Monday, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had recorded a reference against Zain Malik in the phony records case.
The reference has been recorded in an examination concerning holders of open office, lawful people and others supposedly engaged with the progressing counterfeit financial balances case relating to an abuse of expert in the allocation or regularization of government land in kind of M/S Pink Residency and others.
Those named in the reference are blamed for abusing their position and causing misfortunes worth Rs2.5 billion to the national exchequer. Grab Rawalpindi, as a feature of its reference into the apportioning of more than 30 sections of land of land worth Rs 2.5bn, has forewarned the important expert to maintain a strategic distance from any further deal or buy of land.
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Today, a two judge seat of the LHC, headed by Justice Malik Shehzad Ahmed, heard the request for pre-capture safeguard.
Supporter Azhar Siddique spoke to Zain Malik in court and said that various enquiries have been started against the solicitor.
“I need to go to the applicable gatherings to shield my case,” Zain Malik said in his request.
“I dread that NAB will capture me and in this way a pre-capture safeguard ought to be given,” he included.
The court endorsed seven days in length pre-capture safeguard for the candidate, keeping NAB from capturing him in the stipulated period.
The phony records case includes asserted tax evasion worth billions of rupees through 29 accounts, which were discovered opened in three banks — Summit Bank, Sindh Bank and United Bank Ltd.
The Federal Investigation Agency had named PPP pioneers Asif Ali Zardari, his kin Faryal Talpur, Omni Group administrator Anwar Majeed, his children and more than 10 others as suspects in a between time charge sheet recorded in a financial court in August a year ago.
The case was as of late exchanged from the financial court in Karachi to the responsibility court of Rawalpindi for preliminary.