Court grants physical remand of Muhammad Khan Bhatti

RAHIM YAR KHAN: A local court granted three days’ physical remand of Punjab Assembly Secretary Muhammad Khan Bhatti to the anti-corruption police, ARY News reported on Monday.

Earlier, Muhammad Khan Bhatti was produced in the court of senior civil judge Tasnim Ijaz. Anti-corruption police had pleaded for five days’ physical to the court.

Counsel Manzoor Warraich said the FIR registered in the anti-corruption after prior investigation. The lawyer claimed that the case has been filed on political grounds.

The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE), Punjab recently said that Mr Bhatti was arrested in Quetta on Thursday.

ACE Director General in a statement said that Bhatti was trying to leave the country via Iran border when he was arrested by police.

Mr Bhatti has been wanted in a Rs800 million corruption case registered by the ACE.

Earlier it was reported that Muhammad Khan Bhatti was arrested from Sindh s Matiari district. Later, his house in Gujranwala was also raided and a domestic employee was arrested.






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