NAB Arrest Sharjeel Memon in Rs. 5.77 Billion Corruption Case

Nab Arrest Sharjeel Memon
Sindh Rangers and NAB officials arrested PPP leader Sharjeel Memon on Monday shortly after his plea for an extension in interim bail was rejected by the Sindh High Court (SHC).

Rangers personnel and NAB officials held the PPP leader Sharjeel Memon and escorted him to the vehicle midst a crowd of protesting party workers.

Sarang Lateef Chandio, Umar Shahzad, Muhammad Haneef and Mansoor Rajput among 12 persons were also held, spokesperson for NAB reported.

Earlier in the day, Sindh High Court dismissed bail plea of the former provincial minister and others in corruption case worth Rs 5.77 billion.

Sharjeel Memon arrested in Corruption Case

During the hearing conducted by Chief Justice of SHC, Sharjeel Memon submitted his petition seeking bail that was rejected by the court. The judge directed the authorities to arrest Memon and other culprits.

The PPP leader requested the court to dispose of detention order until he files petition in Supreme Court (SC).

Meanwhile, police and Rangers personnel arrived at the court.

Talking to reporters outside the court, Sharjeel Inam Memon termed all allegations as baseless and said that he would not step back from fighting the legal battle.

Source: Local News Channel

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