SC Issues Notices Over Bail Plea Of Hamid Saeed Kazmi


SC issues notices over bail plea of Hamid Saeed Kazmi

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Dec, 2016 ) : The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to Director General, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and jail authorities over bail application of former minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi.

The court also directed the Adiyala Jail authorities to submit details regarding sentence of the former minister. A division bench of the apex court comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Dost Muhammad Khan heard the case filed by Hamid Saeed Kazmi against Islamabad High Court verdict.

During the course of proceedings, Advocate Latif Khosa counsel for Hamid Saeed Kazmi informed the court that his client was awarded six years sentence and he was in jail for the last three years and eight months.

He said that the sentence of Raja Aftab and Rao Shakeel, who were also involved in that case had been suspended. He said that Hamid Saeed Kazmi was not indicted over charges of embezzlement as he was convicted over misuse of authority. Later, the court issued notices to respondents and adjourned hearing of the case till date in office.