An accountability court docket in Islamabad on Wednesday issued non-bailable warrants towards former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in a reference filed towards him by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) over alleged misuse of energy throughout his tenure as premier of the nation.
Accountability court docket Decide Arshad Malik issued the warrants towards the previous premier following his fixed non-appearance within the case’s proceedings.
Furthermore, additionally talked about within the case are former Sindh chief minister Liaquat Jatoi, former federal secretary Ismail Qureshi, former Different Vitality Improvement Board (AEDB) chairman retired Air Marshal Shahid Hamid, and former AEDB secretary Brig Dr Nasim Akhtar Khan, all of whose requests to be excused for the day’s listening to have been authorised.
Nevertheless, the court docket expressed nice displeasure on the absence of others named within the reference.
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The subsequent listening to of the case was postponed till November 1.
Aziz, who served because the prime minister for three-and-a-half years, at present resides in the USA.
NAB had filed a reference towards the previous premier and others for illegally appointing Basharat Hassan Bashir as a advisor for the AEDB in an alleged violation of guidelines, reportedly leading to losses as much as Rs21 million.
Based on NAB, the method of grievance verification, inquiry and investigation has been accomplished towards the previous prime minister after he was discovered responsible.