LAHORE: An accountability court docket on Friday granted the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) a 10-day extension within the bodily remand of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Aleem Khan.
NAB officers introduced the previous Punjab native authorities minister earlier than an accountability court docket in Lahore to hunt an extension in his bodily remand.
Aleem was arrested on February 6 for proudly owning property past his recognized sources of earnings and offshore corporations. NAB had summoned the PTI chief in an ongoing probe in opposition to him and brought him into custody when he appeared on the accountability watchdog’s workplace in Lahore.
Following his arrest, NAB had issued a press release stating his arrest was made in mild of the Panama scandal investigation.
A NAB spokesman mentioned that Aleem misused his authority as a lawmaker for his Parkview Housing Society. Aleem additionally has property past his means in Pakistan and abroad.
The previous Punjab minister is additional accused of forming A and A Firm to amass 1,500 Kanals in Lahore and its outskirts. The accountability bureau spokesperson mentioned Aleem didn’t present a passable response on the acquisition of this land.
NAB said that in his 2005 and 2006 go to to UAE and UK, Aleem Khan made a number of offshore corporations.
Quickly after his arrest, Aleem resigned from the publish of Punjab native authorities minister and despatched his resignation to the provincial chief minister.