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Record Tempering Case: Hijazi’s Indictment Deferred till Oct 27

Islamabad (October 20, 2017) A special court of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday again deferred indictment of former chairman Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in Chaudhry Sugar Mills record tempering case.

Special Court Central judge Irum Niazi today heard the record tempering case against former SECP chairman Zafar Hijazi . Hijazir appeared before the court.

The court was scheduled to indict the former boss of SECP, however the indictment was deferred till October 27, 2017 as FIA prosecutor did not appear before the court.The court then adjourned the case till October 27, 2017.

On last hearing, the indictment was deferred as the FIA prosecutor was absent.

Hijazi, who is out on bail, has been booked in the case in the wake of the Supreme Court’s order in the Panama Papers case for allegedly tampering with financial records of the Sharif family’s company.The Federal Investigation Agency took Hijazi into custody in July, after a report released by the Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) alleged that the former SECP chairman had altered records related to the Chaudhry Sugar Mills.

However, he was later granted bail by the special court in the case.

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