Supreme Court orders arrest of Sindh Assembly Speaker Siraj Durrani
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the surrender and arrest of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, saying the case would be heard next week.
According to details, the Speaker Sindh Assembly has been accused of abuse of power which had been in hiding for the last several weeks. Agha Siraj Durrani reached the Supreme Court for pre-arrest bail and was surrounded by media persons.
The Speaker Sindh Assembly while talking to the media said that he hoped for justice from the court. Agha Siraj Durrani’s pre-arrest bail was heard by a three-member bench of the Supreme Court.
Senior Supreme Court Judge Justice Umar Ata Bandial was presiding over the three-member bench. Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani sought pre-arrest bail. The Supreme Court ordered the Speaker to surrender first and make an arrest.
Justice Umar Ata Bandial that the case would be heard next week. Earlier, the Sindh High Court had rejected the bail plea of Speaker Siraj Durrani in the assets case while approving his son and wife. Agha Siraj Durrani had gone into hiding.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is mobilizing for the arrest of Agha Siraj Durrani. Arrest warrants were issued. Modern devices are also being used but instead of surrendering, Agha Siraj Durrani reached the Supreme Court for pre-arrest bail.