ISLAMABAD: one of the accused within the cash laundering case lodged in Malir jail has challenged inside the Islamabad high court docket the warrant issued by using the country wide accountability Bureau (NAB) for his arrest in reference to the acquisition of a plot in Karachi.

The anti-graft watchdog had issued a warrant for the arrest of Abdul Ghani Majeed, son of Omni institution multi-millionaire Anwar Majeed, remaining week for illegally buying a plot within the Nehr-e-Khayam area of Clifton.

within the petition, Mr Majeed contended that the NAB authorities had issued call-up notices at his residential deal with regardless of knowing that the petitioner was lodged inside the district jail, Malir, in another case.

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“call-up note of the petitioner to seem on January 29, 2019 and the warrants of arrest even procured from the petitioner from the chairman [of] countrywide responsibility Bureau by way of deputy director and director trendy [of] NAB Karachi with out bringing actual information to the chairman…therefore warrants of arrest is vulnerable to be set apart,” the petition argued.

New bench constituted as CJ Minallah recuses himself from listening to the petition

The petitioner mentioned that the excellent court docket had held that NAB did no longer have the authority to intervene in purely contractual subjects and the allegations levelled in opposition to him became contradictory to the concepts laid down by using the apex court in the case associated with misuse of authority.

The petition was fixed before a -choose bench of the IHC comprising leader Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurganzeb.

however, Justice Minallah recused himself from listening to this situation. Eventually, the IHC registrar office constant the case before some other division bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani.

The IHC bench will pay attention the petition on Feb 18.

posted in sunrise, February 14th, 2019