Lahore (Web Desk): An accountability court in Lahore on Friday sent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif to jail on 14-day judicial remand in assets beyond means case.
According to details, the court rejected National Accountability Bureau (NAB) request seeking a 15-day extension in Khawaja Asif's physical remand.
On December 30, 2020, the anti-graft watchdog had arrested PML-N’s leader from outside Ahsan Iqbal's residence in Islamabad where he had come to attend a party meeting.
NAB said the former defence minister was arrested in a case pertaining to accumulating assets beyond known sources of income.
“NAB Lahore has arrested Khawaja Muhammad Asif in assets beyond known sources of income case,” said a spokesperson for the bureau.
He added that the PML-N leader had earlier been summoned for an inquiry but he failed to provide the required evidence.