Assets case: NAB court extends judicial remand of Khawaja Asif till April 22
NAB court extends judicial remand of Khawaja Asif till April 22
LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif on Thursday has appeared before accountability court in assets beyond income case.
During the hearing headed by accountability judge Sheikh Sajjad, the court has extended the judicial remand of the PML-N leader till April 22.
On December 29, 2020, Khawaja Asif was arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in assets case when he was on his way back after attending consultative meeting of the party.
According to the anti-graft agency, the PML-N leader had failed to give a satisfactory response on his possession of assets amounting to Rs260 million.
Asif held an iqama from 2004 to 2008, adding that he earned a total of Rs136 million for his services as a consultant legal adviser, it revealed.
Khawaja Asif said that attempts were being made to break PML-N and weaken former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.