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Khawaja brothers’ judicial remand extended for 11 days

Khawaja brother’s judicial remand extended for 11 days
LAHORE: An accountability court has extended the judicial remand of former railway minister Khwaja Saad Rafiq and his brother Salman Rafique for eleven days in the Paragon Housing scheme case.
Accountability court judge Jawad-ul-Hassan conducted the hearing of the case and directed to hand over the copy of the former director of the Housing Society Qaisar Ameen Butt’s statement to the Khawaja brothers.  
In the previous month, the Supreme Court adjourned Khawaja brother’s hearing of bail pleas filed for an indefinite time period in the same case.
On 6th January, Saad Rafique was allowed by the accountability court to attend the National Assembly session over the Army Amendment Act.

Read more: AC permits Saad Rafique to attend NA session being held today

Khawaja brothers were arrested on 11th Dec 2018 on the charges of signing an agreement with Paragon City regarding the sale of land worth over Rs393 million.
On 17th April, the involvement of Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman in the Paragon City was exposed.  Qaiser Amin Butt, the director of the Paragon Housing Society, was also included in the inquiry initiated by the NAB (National Accountability Bureau), and he was also arrested in November last year. Later, he agreed to turn approver against the Khawaja brothers and Zia.

Also read: Court extends Khawaja brothers’ judicial remand for 8 days

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