SHC rejects Speaker Sindh Assembly Durrani’s bail, accepts family’s
Justice Nadeem Akhtar and Justice Iqbal Kulhoro last week reserved the judgment on the case.
The Sindh High Court on Wednesday heard a petition filed by the family members of Speaker Sindh Assembly Siraj Durrani seeking bails in assets beyond means case.
The speaker was accused of accumulating more than Rs1 billion which does not justify his means of income.
The Sindh Assembly speaker’s wife, son and three daughters were also involved in the case. A reference against them is being heard in the accountability court.
The apex court after hearing arguments, had sent the case back to the SHC.
The chief justice of the Sindh High Court formed a two-member bench to decide the matter.
Reporter Bilal Ahmad