Pakistan

KARACHI (Online) – Former Petroleum Minister Dr Asim arrested in corruption case could not be presented in Accountability Court (AC) being sick.

The AC took up Dr Asim Hussain corruption case Saturday for hearing . Jail authorities filed a medical report in the court in respect of Dr Asim Hussain and court was told that Dr Asim Hussain was seriously ill and he was being provided medical treatment, therefore, he could not  be presented in the court.

The court while accepting the plea for exempting Dr Asim for one day from appearing in the court adjourned the hearing of the case till March, 17.