LAHORE: An anti-corruption court of Lahore rejected the bail petition of former Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi in a case of alleged corruption in development projects.
The ATC conducted hearing of an interim bail plea filed by Parvez Elahi in a case pertaining to alleged corruption in development projects.
Parvez Elahi’s lawyer told the court that the former chief minister was suffering from chest pain and could not appear in the court. The prosecution argued that Parvez Elahi’s medical was fake. During the hearing, the judge remarked, “Show me the reports and I will decide now.”
Eralier, the anti-corruption court had adjourned the hearing for some time directing the medical reports to be submitted to the court immediately. Later, while issuing a verdict, it dismissed Parvez Elahi’s interim bail. –Agencies