Qaim Ali Shah Approaches Sindh High Court for Pre-arrest Bail to Avoid Jail

Rameen Maqsood

KARACHI: Qaim Ali Shah is seeking for Pre-arrest bail from Sindh High Court before appearing in front of the NAB.

The NAB is in action against the corruption of this senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party. It issued the summons of Qaim Ali Shah on December 26. The National Accountability Bureau alleged him for illegal allotment of the lands in Malir Development Authority.

According to the sources, NAB has issued him a summon on 18th December to appear before the jury for corruption in Malir riverbed. He approached Sindh High Court on Saturday and filed a plea for the pre-arrest bail in Sindh High Court. In the plea, he states that no lands have been allotted anymore. The pre-allotted lands have been cancelled. So, he seeks the bail to avoid the arrest by NAB officials.

Remember that Qaim Ali Shah had been the Chief Minister of Sindh thrice and he is charged by NAB for the illegal allotment of the lands in Malir Development Authority. According to the reports, he is involved in allotting around 307 acres lands in the Malir riverbed. Due to the misuse of authority being a chief minister, caused a big loss.

The former chief minister states that the NAB is actually practicing a political vengeance against the PPP. He filed a petition to the Sindh High Court on Saturday and requested to declare him a pre-arrest bail. He further says that he needs the anticipatory bail to declare the notice from NAB as illegal and thus, to stop his arrest.

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