Former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi released on parole

Former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi released on parole
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ISLAMABAD – Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi released on parole by the Accountability Court for attending the funeral ceremony of his Uncle.

The Islamabad accountability court (AC) on Monday ordered to release former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on a parole.

Abbasi’s sister Sadia Abbasi filed a plea in the court for releasing Khaqan Abbasi on a parole to attend the funeral prayers of his uncle. Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the application.

During the hearing, Judge Bashir asked about location of the funeral being held. To this, the court was told that the funeral would be held in Murree. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor objected to former prime minister’s release but the court declined the objection.

The court released Khaqan Abbasi on a parole for attending funeral of his uncle.

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