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Makhdoom Jalil-uz-Zaman acquitted in corruption case on Rs15 million plea bargain

The son of deceased PPP leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim has been disqualified from holding any public office for 10 years

By Web Desk
October 07, 2020
Makhdoom Jalil-uz-Zaman, the son of deceased PPP leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim. 

HYDERABAD: Makhdoom Jalil-uz-Zaman, the son of deceased PPP leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim, was acquitted by an accountability court on Wednesday in the corruption case against him.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor submitted a report to the accountability court and informed it that the accused had returned an amount of Rs15 million in the form of a pay order as a plea bargain.

The accountability court, while approving the plea bargain application, acquitted the accused and disqualified from holding any public office or contesting elections for 10 years.

Jalil-uz-Zaman was a Nazim of Hala taluka and had been accused of corruption worth Rs15 million.