Shafqat Ali Cheema, foreign affairs Director plea bargain rejected 

Shafqat Ali Cheema, foreign affairs Director plea bargain rejected 

ISLAMABAD: The arrested Foreign Affairs Director Shafqat Ali Cheema who was accused of having assets more than his income, has submitted a plea bargain here in Accountability Court .

As per details, the accused has been presented before Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir by NAB here at today after the end of physical remand period.

During the hearing, plea bargain has been submitted by accused’s counsel in court.

Data and Pictures of diamonds that were recovered from the Shafqat Ali’s laptop have been presented before court during the hearing while Shafqat Cheema’s counsel took plea in court that the presence of aircraft picture in his client mobile does not mean that this aircraft is in ownership of his client similarly presence of any object picture in laptop does not mean it belonged to his client.

Defense Counsel further argued that his client is not guilty as he is suffering from heart ailment and want to resolve the issue with NAB as per law. Court rejected plea bargaining which has been asked by his accused counsel.

Accountability Court ordered to send accused in Adiala Jail on 14 days judicial remand.

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