Court summons witnesses to testify against Mehtab Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court (AC) Tuesday summoned two witnesses on next hearing for testimony in a reference against Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN)’s leader Sardar Mehtab Abbasi and other accused pertaining to illegal appointments in Pakistan International Airline (PIA).

AC-I Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted hearing on a reference filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against five accused.

Abbais didn’t attend the proceeding due to permanent exemption from hearing in this case. While the other accused including Muhammad Irfan Elahi, Musharraf Rasool and others appeared before the court.

At the outset of hearing, the court ordered to issue summon notices to NAB witnesses including Ali Arshad and Tofeeq Ahmed on March 9, to record their statements. – APP