Dr Asim pe­ti­tions SHC for bail re­lease

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY - OUR RE­PORTER

KARACHI—For­mer fed­eral min­is­ter Dr Asim Hus­sain, fac­ing charges of cor­rup­tion and fund em­bez­zle­ment pe­ti­tioned SHC Tues­day for im­me­di­ate re­lease on bail, say­ing he and his wife’s health was de­te­ri­o­rat­ing and that he wanted to of­fer ‘tar­aveeh” in mosques.

His coun­sel said that Asim’s case has been pend­ing hearing for sev­eral months now. He should there­fore be re­leased on bail by the high court. Hearing on the ap­pli­ca­tion was put off till Wed­nes­day.

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