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Kazmi sent on judicial remand

ISLAMABAD – A local court on Wednesday sent former minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi, who was in the custody of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), to jail on a 14-day judicial remand for his alleged involvement in the Haj scam.
Kazmi was produced in the court of Senior Civil Judge Aslam Gondal who passed the orders on the request of the FIA prosecutor. The former minister, bought to the court under tight security, was earlier on a physical remand in the

FIA gets four more days to quiz Kazmi

ISLAMABAD – The court hearing the Hajj scam case Saturday remanded Former minister for religious affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi in the physical custody of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for another four days.
Kazmi has been in FIA’s custody since his arrest on March 15 for his alleged involvement in Hajj corruption case. Kazmi was brought to the court of Senior Civil Judge Rai Liaqat Kharal under tight security as dozens of his supporters had assembled outside the courtroom

FIA arrests Kazmi after court denies him bail

RAWALPINDI – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested former Religious Affairs minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi for his alleged involvement in the Hajj corruption scam after a central court cancelled his bail plea.
Kazmi was sacked by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani for his alleged involvement in the scam of billions of rupees. After his sacking, a civil court issued his arrest warrant but he sought an interim bail. However, Special Central Judge Sohail Nasir on

Hamid Kazmi hints at leaving PPP

ISLAMABAD – Former Religious Affairs minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi hinted on Sunday at the possibility of leaving the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) due to maltreatment of party leaders and said that soon he would hold a meeting with Shah Mehmood Qureshi to finalize his future strategy.
His final announcement is expected within the next few days. Sources said, Kazmi decided to quit PPP when the party abandoned him during the Hajj corruption scandal. He was upset when Prime Minister

March in support of Kazmi

ISLAMABAD – Hundreds of people on Monday took out a rally in support of former minister for religious affairs, Hamid Saeed Kazmi who is allegedly involved in Haj scam. More than one thousand devotees of Kazmi hailing from Rahim Yar Khan- the home constituency of Kazmi- assembled at Kalsoom Plaza from where they marched towards Islamabad National Press Club against what they termed Kazmi’s implication in a fake case. Addressing to the participants of rally, Kazmi said that FIA had no

Kazmi fails to convince FIA on ‘rights’ of RY Khan property

ISLAMABAD – Former federal minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi on Friday failed to convince the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) about the ownership of his property in Rahim Yar Khan. According to a source in the FIA, Kazmi told a team that some one had gifted him the said property.
When Kazmi was asked why he did not transfer the property in the name of seminary he had been running for years, he could not provide a satisfactory reply. However, he maintained that

Kazmi raps FIA over ‘mudslinging campaign’

ISLAMABAD – Former federal religious affairs minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi on Sunday criticised Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for running a ‘mudslinging campaign’ against him. Addressing a press conference here, he said the FIA, acting at the behest of some others, was involved in spreading rumours about his sources of income.
“The FIA is misleading the public about my bank accounts. One of my brothers is abroad and sends me foreign currency in my account,” he claimed. He said

LHC grants pre-arrest bail to Hamid Kazmi

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday granted pre-arrest protective bail to former federal religious affairs minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi until February 17 in the Haj corruption scam. LHC CJ Ijaz Chaudhry asked Kazmi to move the IHC for the bail’s confirmation with a fresh petition, as the matter fell in the territorial jurisdiction of Islamabad where the Haj scam case was lodged against him by the FIA. Khurram Latif Khosa represented Kazmi in the court. The court directed the