Tuesday April 05, 2022

Norowal Sports City Reference: Ahsan Iqbal Challenges AC Verdict In IHC

Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday (today) challenged his rejection of acquittal from an accountability court to Islamabad High Court (IHC).

In his challenging plea, it has been said that article 164 of the constitution gives power to a federal government to provide funds to a provincial project adding that the project on which reference is filed, has started with the approval of the federal cabinet.

It is further added in the petition, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference is based on allegations and against the facts. It is said that the ac rejected his acquittal plea on February 20, 2022.

The plea adopted the stance that the reference was filed targeting him for political victimization.

The challenging plea insisted the IHC to declare the trial court verdict as null and void.

It is pertinent to mention here that the ac of Islamabad had rejected Ahsan Iqbal acquittal plea in the Norowal Sports City Reference

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