Shahzad Akbar comes in aid to Chohan; submits affidavit in his favour

By: News Desk      Published: 02:54 PM, 3 Aug, 2021
Shahzad Akbar comes in aid to Chohan; submits affidavit in his favour
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After the rejection of the bail application of PTI MPA Nazir Chohan yesterday, his complainant Special Assistant to PM on Accountability and Interior Shahzad Akbar came to his aid on Tuesday by giving an affidavit in his favour, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Sources divulged to 24NewsHD that in the wake of court’s rejection of bail application of Mr Chohan, SAPM Akbar submitted an affidavit in the favour of his accuser. 

Now Mr Chohan will submit another bail application to the sessions court on the basis of Mr Akbar’s affidavit, sources said adding that he would file his petition later today (Tuesday).

In his petition, Mr Chohan would pray to the court to grant him bail on the basis of the SAPM affidavit in his favour

On Sunday, the arrested MPA extended his apology to SAPM Akbar by recording a video message of apology. He also made direct contact with Mr Akbar on the telephone and apologized for his statement.

Mr Chohan told Mr Akbar that he sought his forgiveness for his statement in which he called the latter Qadiyani. He only not apologized to the SAPM but also to his family.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) filed a case against MPA Nazir Chohan on the complaint of SAPM Shahzad Akbar.

Mr Chohan was jailed on a 14-day judicial remand and shifted to Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) on July 31 after suffering from chest pain.

Reporter Malik Ashraf