(Court): SHC rejects bail plea of accused in fraud case


Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday rejected the bail plea of six accused in a case pertaining to the fraud with citizens in the name of society.

A SHC bench heard THE bail plea of Hameedullah, Shafaqat Ali, Luqman, Zulfiqar Mirani, Malik Mumtaz and Kousar Jabeen and remarked that evidence of fraud with citizens against the accused had been submitted. “Accused persons have to remain in jail after committing fraud with the citizens,” the court stated.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor told the court that the accused persons had constructed a society with the name of Bait-Ul-Noor. It further informed the court that the accused persons had received money from citizens but did not provide them plots and houses.

The NAB prosecutor said that a reference had been filed against accused persons. Later, the NAB arrested one of the accused Hameedullah outside the court as his interim bail plea was rejected.