Narcotics case: Rana Sanaullah's judicial remand extended for five days

Dunya News

Narcotics case: Rana Sanaullah's judicial remand extended for five days.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – An Anti-Narcotics Court has on Saturday extended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Rana Sanaullah’s judicial remand for five days in narcotics case. 

The hearing was conducted by judge Masood Arshad and the CCTV footage of Rana Sanaullah’s car entering motorway was presented before the court. The court directed the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) to submit complete record of the case in the next hearing.

Rana Sanaullah also met his wife in the courtroom. The court ordered the ANF to produce Rana Sanaullah on August 28. On the other hand, the Anti-Narcotics Court adjourned the hearing of case pertaining to freezing of the PML-N leader’s assets till September 7.

The ANF had arrested Rana Sanaullah on July 1 in a narcotics case and the next day a judicial magistrate sent him to jail on judicial remand.

The force claimed that it had seized a large quantity of drugs from the possession of Sanaullah and lodged a case under section 9 (C) of Control of Narcotic Substances Act 1997, which carries death penalty or life imprisonment or a jail-term that may extend to 14 years along with a fine up to Rs1 million.

Allegedly, the former provincial law minister had been doing business with drug smugglers, who had links with banned outfits.