NAB arrests PPP leader Khursheed Shah's son

The Nation  |  Jun 12, 2021

MPA Farrukh Shah, son of PPP leader Khursheed Shah, surrendered before the court on the order of the Supreme Court.

The court ordered the NAB to detain Farrukh Shah on a two-day physical remand.

Farrukh Shah was taken into custody by the NAB in the proceedings of the Sessions Court as the accountability court judge was on leave.

A NAB reference was being heard in Sukkur court on charges of making assets worth more than Rs 1.23 billion, against 18 people including MPA Farrukh Shah, his father PPP leader Khursheed Shah, brother Zirak Shah, brother-in-law provincial minister Owais Shah.

On the occasion of his appearance in the court, the PPP workers gave him a warm welcome and showered him with flower petals.

He was accompanied by Sindh Provincial Minister for Transport Syed Owais Qadir Shah on the occasion.

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Following the arguments of the lawyers during the hearing, the court reserved its verdict, which was later pronounced by the judge of the court, who ordered the NAB to take Farrukh Shah into custody on a two-day physical remand.

The NAB arrested Farrukh Shah and issued orders to produce him in the accountability court on Monday, June 14.

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