Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has approached IHC after an accountability court in Karachi issued arrest warrants against the former premier.
ISLAMABAD: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-May 5th, 2020) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) allowed protective bail to former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi till May 27 in a case pertaining to illegal appointment of the managing director (MD) of the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) here on Tuesday.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approached Islamabad High Court after an accountability court in Karachi issued arrest warrants against him over charges of illegal appointment of Managing Director of Pakistan State Oil.
During the proceedings, the court asked the counsel of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as to why he was seeking protective bail again as it was approved earlier as well. On this, the counsel replied that his client could not appear before the court in Karachi due to ongoing situation of Coronavirus.
“How the lockdown could be eased under such situation? ,” the former premier questioned.