Anti-Corruption Court releases Haleem Adil Sheikh

By: News Desk
Published: 07:48 PM, 28 Jul, 2022
Anti-Corruption Court releases Haleem Adil Sheikh
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An Anti-Corruption Court (ACC) in Karachi Thursday ordered the release of Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh in a fake property documents case, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to details, the anti-corruption court has ordered to release Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Haleem Adil Sheikh in a case related to land transaction in Malir district of Karachi.

The court also ordered the Sindh Opposition Leader to submit a surety bond of Rs50,000.

It is pertinent to mention here that Haleem Adil Sheikh went to an anti-corruption court in Jamshoro yesterday, however, the ACE team arrested him from outside the premises.

Haleem Adil Sheikh was later shifted to Karachi by the anti-corruption establishment (ACE) team and lodged a land case against him.

He was shifted to Aziz Bhatti police station in Karachi by the ACE team on Wednesday. The ACE r Earlier, Haleem also appeared before the provincial anti-corruption court to defend the allegations of raising a loan from a bank on the basis of fake property documents.

Earlier, during the hearing, Haleem's counsel, Advocate Javed Altaf maintained that Sindh High Court has barred the police to arrest Haleem Adil Shikh. He maintained that the case is 33 years old and it is merely a political victimization

On the other hand, the Sindh High Court has issued notices to Chief Secretary and Anti Corruption officials on a contempt of Court plea submitted by Haleem Adil Sheikh and sought a reply by August 4.

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