LAHORE: The country wide duty Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday informed the Lahore excessive courtroom that former fundamental secretary to high minister Fawad Hassan Fawad owned a plaza in Rawalpindi worth Rs5 billion and 14 “benami” bank bills.
A -choose bench headed by Justice Malik Shahzad Ahmad Khan became hearing bail petitions of leader of competition in countrywide assembly Shahbaz Sharif in Ramzan Sugar generators case and that of Mr Fawad in Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme.
The NAB alleged that Shahbaz Sharif being chief minister of Punjab had issued a directive for creation of a drain in Chiniot district mainly for using Ramzan Sugar mills owned through his sons.
Fawad, the then secretary (implementation) to the leader minister, had been accused of being worried in cancellation of lawful award of the housing scheme in a bid to give the same to a enterprise of his choice.
for the duration of the hearing of Fawad’s bail, NAB special prosecutor Akram Qureshi informed the bench that Fawad received Rs50m as bribe from the organisation of Kamran Kiyani, brother of former military leader Ashfaq Parvez Kiyani, via bank accounts of his brother and sister-in-law.
He said Fawad wanted to award agreement of the Ashiana housing scheme to Kiyani’s business enterprise, however, it became not occurred later. He stated property of Fawad had been past his recognised resources of profits.
at the bail petition of Shahbaz in the sugar turbines case, the bench posed a query to each prosecution and the defence that as to how it'll be determined whether the drain in query changed into built for personal benefit or for the benefit of public at big.
The bench in addition sought feasibility report organized for the construction of the drain and record of such drain project, if any, released in Chiniot and different districts of the province.
The bench deferred the listening to at the bail petitions of each Shahbaz and Fawad on the request of the NAB prosecutor.
PTA: The federal government on Wednesday informed the Lahore excessive court docket that posts of chairman, member (technical) and member (finance) of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) were advertised via the cabinet department after finishing touch of the tenure of the incumbents.
An assistant attorney standard filed a written file earlier than a division bench seized with a matter regarding reappointment of the PTA chairman.
Representing the petitioner, propose Sheraz Zaka had argued that Amir Bajwa become an performing chairman of the PTA and turned into being re-appointed by the authorities as stated inside the commercial after of completion of his 4-year tenure. He said it'll be against the law and decisions of the ultimate court docket.
The suggest stated the advanced courts continually discouraged advert hoc appointments in regulatory bodies. He said the technique for the appointment of ordinary chairman of PTA had not been completed for the past twelve months and as a result the court docket should intrude inside the remember.
The government in its respond similarly stated that after of entirety of the tenure of the chairman there may be no re-appointment as new advertisement have been issued for brand spanking new recruitment after finishing touch of 4-12 months tenure.
In light of the authorities’s respond, the bench headed through Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza disposed of the petition.
posted in sunrise, February 14th, 2019