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Taimur Talpur’s Bail Extended Till May 21

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday extended bail of Sindh Minister for Environment and Coastal Development Taimur Talpur till May 21.

As per details, Sindh High Court heard on bail plea of Taimur Talpur today in a case pertaining to accumulation of wealth beyond known sources of income.

As the hearing began, NAB investigation officer apprised the court that probe into inquiries against the Provincial Minister was in final phase.

He also asked for more time from the court to wrap up the inquiries.

The court then ordered NAB officer to conclude their probe within the next two weeks, adjourning hearing till May 21.

Earlier on March 29, Sindh High Court directed Sindh Minister to appear before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for probe into the inquiries pertaining to allegations of the accumulation of wealth beyond known sources of income.

During the hearing, NAB prosecutor complained about the provincial minister and PPP leader Faryal Talpur, for not cooperating with the Accountability Watchdogs.

Prosecutor said that the former minister does not appear before NAB whenever he is called up.

To this, SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh remarked that he may resort to dismissing Taimur’s bail plea if so is the case.

Claiming that NAB Prosecutor was imposing false allegations on him, Taimur Talpur affirmed that he has appeared before the Bureau in the past.

The court then ordering the PPP leader to appear before NAB for the probe, extended his bail till May 10 (today).