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September 4, 2020

34-year-old private property deal: Court extends judicial remand of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman till 17th

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September 4, 2020

LAHORE: An accountability court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of Jang-Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman till September 17.

The authorities concerned produced Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman before Accountability Court Judge Assad Ali. Senior lawyer Amjad Parvez represented Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman during the hearing. 

The court directed NAB through a short order to return the belongings of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman taken into custody at the time of detention. 

The editor-in-chief is incustody for more than 174 days in a case that is of documentary nature. Moreover, the NAB had filed the reference over a property deal reached with the owners of private land 34 years ago.