SC seeks report over bail matter of former MD WASA Balochistan

Business Recorder

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Monday, while hearing a bail matter, directed the Accountability Court to submit report regarding trial of former Managing Director (MD) of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) Balochistan Hamid Latif Rana.
A three-member bench headed by Justice Qazi Faez Isa and comprised Justice Sardar Tariq Masood and Justice Yahya Afridi heard the bail matter filed by Hamid Latif Rana in NAB case.
Former MD of WASA Balochistan Hamid Latif Rana was held by NAB in assets beyond income case.
The accused filed bail petition over delay in trial.
The Balochistan High Court rejected his bail petitions twice while one bail application of the accused was also dismissed by the Supreme Court.
During the course of proceedings, Justice Qazi Faez Isa directed the NAB to submit order sheet of the case so the court could examine that when it had issued order in the case.
The NAB prosecutor said the apex court issued order in December 2018, and remarked that the counsels for the accused did not cross-examine the witnesses.
The counsel for accused said nine witnesses out of 60 witnesses have recorded their statements so far.
Later, hearing of the case was adjourned till June 20.

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