IHC announced verdict against Miftah Ismail in LNG case

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IHC announced verdict against Miftah Ismail in LNG case

ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) announced verdict against Miftah Ismail in LNG case.

IHC on Monday granted bail to former finance minister Miftah Ismail was granted bail in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) case.

The high court approved the bail against bonds worth Rs10 million for the former finance minister.

Earlier, on July 19, the Sindh High Court (SHC) had approved the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader's plea for protective bail in the LNG case. The SHC had approved the bail for a week against bonds worth Rs500,000 for Ismail.

Ismail had been arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on August 7 after the IHC had rejected his bail plea in the LNG case.

Ismail had approached the IHC for pre-arrest bail. His plea had been heard by a division bench comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Mohsin Akhtar Kayani.

The PML-N leader was taken into custody from outside the Islamabad High Court.