KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday accepted former Petroleum Minister Dr Asim Hussain’s plea for hearing of corruption case against him on urgent basis.
Dr Asim Hussain had filed a petition in Sindh High Court pleading the court to issues directives to the concerned court to hear the corruption reference against him on urgent basis.
The court while accepting the plea issued notice to Prosecutor National Accountability Bureau.
Meanwhile, hearing of a corruption reference against Chief Finance Officer of Ziauddin Hospital, Abdul Hameed, was held in the accountability court. The CFO is facing charges of using his personal account for alleged laundering of Dr Asim’s money.
During the haring, the defence counsel cross examined a NAB witness in the case.