SHC extends Sharjeel Memon’s bail in land allotment case

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court, on Thursday, extended the protective bail granted to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Memon in a case relating to alleged illegal allotment of the state lands.

A division bench of SHC heard Memon’s petition for a bail in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) inquiry against him. The court extended the interim bail till September 29.

A NAB prosecutor told the court that inquiry against the minister had been completed and it was forwarded to the NAB chairman for his approval in order to file a reference against Memon.

Memon, a former provincial information minister, had obtained protective bail in connection with an inquiry initiated by the NAB.


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