Malik exempted from court's attendance
LHC confirm bail of Hanif Abbasi
The Rawalpindi Bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday confirmed the bails of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Hanif Abbasi, former Drug Controller, Sheikh Ansar and owner of the Lahore Pharmaceutical Company, Nadeem Zafar in the Ephedrine quota case.
A two-member bench comprising Justice Sagheer Ahmed Qadri and Justice Ali Baqir Najafi confirmed the bails of the accused against surety bonds of Rs 500,000 and two guarantors each.
Prosecutor General of the Anti Narcotics Force (ANF), Raja Shahid contended that the record submitted by Hanif Abbasi about usage of the allotted quota was "bogus."
He said there were indications that the quota was smuggled to a neighbuoring country instead of using it in manufacturing medicines locally.
Ambassador of Ukraine Volodymyr Lakomov with LCCI president Farooq Iftikhar and other members at the chamber during his visit.