Aleem Khan’s judicial remand extended till May 13


LAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday extended the judicial remand of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan till May 13 in an assets beyond known sources of income and offshore company case.

On April 20, the court had extended Aleem Khan’s judicial remand for 10 days in an assets beyond means case.

In February, NAB had arrested minister at the time, Aleem Khan, after he was unable to satisfy interrogators in the offshore companies cases.

In what was his fourth summoning before NAB, Aleem Khan was unable to bring along the asked documents of Financial Monitoring Unit (FMU), Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

Although, NAB had previously notified him to appear before them with the important documents.

Moreover, when asked regarding the transaction of Rs900 million in his companies; FZC and ANA, the Provincial Minister of Punjab was unable to provide an overwhelming response, consequently not being able to satisfy the NAB officials.

Nonetheless, soon after the arrest of Punjab’s Minister Aleem Khan, he forwarded his resignation to Chief Minister of the province, Usman Buzdar.