NAB gets six days remand of Khursheed

SUKKUR: Accountability Court Sukkur granted six days physical remand of People’s Party leader Syed Khursheed Shah to NAB in hearing of assets beyond means reference.
NAB officials earlier produced Shah before the court and pleaded for further 15 days’ physical remand.
The defence counsel argued before the court that the bureau repeating old charges against his client. He pleaded for sending Khursheed Shah to jail on judicial remand.
Accountability Judge granted six days’ physical remand of the former opposition leader to the NAB till October 21. Shah is facing charges of corruption in assets beyond means of income reference. People’s Party leaders Nafeesa Shah, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Maula Bux Chandio, ManzoorWassan, Awais Qadir Shah and others were present at the accountability court premises before the hearing. Local administration has stepped up security, and large contingents of police have been deployed on the road leading to the court building.–Agencies