Assets case: Court suspends Agha Siraj Durrani’s indictment

KARACHI: An accountability court has suspended the indictment of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani till 9th November in assets beyond known sources of income case.

Agha Siraj Durrani and co-accused in the case appeared before the court in today’s hearing. The counsel of the accused requested the court to defer the indictment as two co-accused Shamshad Khatton is infected with the coronavirus.

The court, later, adjourned the hearing of the case till 9th November. Earlier on 25th September, an accountability court had deferred indictment of Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani till 14th October, in the assets case.

Durrani and other co-accused in the case had appeared before the court that day. The counsel of the accused had requested the court to defer the indictment as two of the co-accused Shamshad Khatton and Zulfiqar Ali were infected with the coronavirus.

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However, the NAB prosecutor had opposed the request of the accused and added that the counsel of the accused was doing delaying tactics. He had added that a year had been passed to the reference, but the accused were still not indicted.

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