Assets beyond means case: SHC rejects Agha Siraj Durrani's bail

Assets beyond means case: SHC rejects Agha Siraj Durrani's bail

Karachi (Web Desk) Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday rejected bail plea of Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani among eight accused in the assets beyond means case.

As per the detials, Justice Nadeem Akhtar and Justice Iqbal Kalhoro announced the reserved verdict on bail plea of suspects.

The court, however, granted bail to Durrani’s wife and his sons.

The SHC had approved bail of Agha Siraj Durrani in December 2019, but the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had approached the Supreme Court (SC) against the bail.

The apex court sent the matter back the SHC.

It is pertinent to mention that Agha Siraj Durrani was arrested in February 2019 from a hotel in Islamabad and was brought to Karachi the same night.

He was produced before the accountability court on February 21 that sent him on a 14-day physical remand.

The anti-graft body had told the court that Durrani’s property worth Rs27 million had been found in Abbottabad but he disclosed its value at around Rs4 million.

The court was also informed that his bungalow worth Rs40 million was found in DHA and 10 luxury watches were also recovered in his bank locker in addition to gold, foreign currency and other valuables.