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SHC Grants Bail to Speaker Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday granted bail to Sindh Assembly speaker Agha Siraj Durrani in assets beyond income case.

As per details, the court has directed Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader to submit surety bond worth Rs one million.

It is to be mentioned here that the speaker was arrested on February 20 from a hotel in Islamabad and was brought to Karachi the same night. On February 21, he was produced before the accountability court that sent him on a 14-day physical remand.

On Mar 11, the court extended his physical remand till March 21 as the NAB prosecutor pleaded with the court for more time for investigation.

The court was told that his property worth Rs27 million had been found in Abbottabad but he disclosed its value at around Rs4m.