The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday granted shielding bail for 14 days to Suleman Shehbaz in a money laundering case after an utility was filed in the high court.
Justice Amir Farooq of the IHC heard the case and Suleman appeared earlier than the courtroom following his return to Pakistan after 4 years in self-exile in London. He was accompanied via his attorney Amjad Pervaiz.
Suleman took protecting bail with the intention to surrender earlier than the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Lahore courtroom. The IHC avoided his ability arrest.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s son became accused of absenteeism inside the cash laundering case in opposition to him.
Earlier, the IHC had barred government from arresting Suleman Shehbaz from being arrested upon his arrival in Pakistan and ordered him to surrender himself earlier than the government by December thirteen.
Suleman went overseas in October 2018, after which a case of alleged money laundering changed into filed in opposition to him. Later, he endured to stay abroad in self-imposed exile.
On December eight, he approached the excessive court through his lawyer, asking for to go back to the country and surrender earlier than the court docket to cease his exile.
The court authorised his request, stopping the FIA and other organizations from arresting him.
‘Imran performed Pakistan’
Talking to media employees out of doors the court, the foremost’s son said that he had lower back to Pakistan after four years and months to surrender earlier than the courts.“The complete international saw the video games (PTI chief) Imran Khan played with the u . S . A . And my own family in the beyond four years,” he stated.
Suleman delivered that the retired National Accountability Bureau decide justice Javed Iqbal, who became answerable for the money laundering proceedings against him, become a “black spot at the duty system”.
He maintained that PML-N chief and Interior Minister Rana Sanuallah turned into acquitted after a false case of heroin changed into made towards him.
Last week, a unique court docket in Lahore acquitted Sanaullah and five others in a narcotics case registered in opposition to him with the Anti-Narcotics Force at some stage in the tenure of the PTI authorities in 2019.
Suleman furthered that the Sharif own family was focused for revenge and that human beings had been pressured to arrest participants of the family.
He stated that he now believed that the united states had a honest environment, adding that PTI chief Shehzad Akbar changed into “on the run” from Pakistan.“He [Imran Khan] turned into so callous, he never idea that this would not simplest malign Nawaz Sharif or Shehbaz Sharif but might rather harm Pakistan’s reputation,” he remarked. “Consequently, Pakistan became mocked and a message become conveyed that Pakistan ought to now not be given any aid or provide,” he delivered.
He informed newshounds that in spite of the passage of 3 years, Shahzad Akbar [former prime minister Imran Khan’s accountability czar] did not produce files to confirm his allegations, which also caused his [Shehbaz Sharif’s] vindication by using the NCA [National Crime Agency].
The prime minister said through selling a in particular-designed watch inscribed with the Holy Kaaba’s version, proficient through the Saudi crown prince, Imran Khan had dedicated the “cheapest act”. He known as for research to determine how Imran destroyed the economy and strained Pakistan’s ties with brotherly nations.
Shehbaz recalled that in the tenure of the preceding authorities, Imran Khan were given arrested even ladies politicians like Maryam Nawaz and Faryal Talpur. On the other hand, he gave an NRO [amnesty] to his very own sister who had allegedly committed misdeclaration.
Imran Khan turned into also ungrateful to his benefactor, former chief of army staff Gen (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa, he stated, adding that the new military chief was a expert soldier with a shining profession. He hoped that Gen Asim Munir could make stronger the institution and serve the united states of america.