Bushra Bibi moves IHC against NAB probe into Toshakhana

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Former archetypal woman requests that NAB refrain from 'taking disciplinary action' until determination made connected application

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Former archetypal woman Bushra Bibi. PHOTO: FILE

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan's woman and erstwhile archetypal woman Bushra Bibi connected Friday moved the Islamabad High Court (IHC) agaist the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) probe into the Toshakhana case.

The erstwhile archetypal woman challenged the summons notices issued by the NAB and requested the tribunal to state the notices from February 16 and 17 arsenic illegal.

She requested that the NAB enquiry beryllium stopped from being converted into an probe until a determination is taken connected the exertion successful which NAB has besides been made a party.

"Until a determination is taken connected the application, NAB should beryllium ordered to halt taking disciplinary enactment against me," requested Bushra Bibi.

The plea has been fixed for proceeding connected Monday.

Last week, the NAB had summoned Bushra Bibi successful the Toshakhana case, arriving astatine Imran's Zaman Park residence to present the notice.

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Earlier, the accountability watchdog had summoned the PTI main and his woman to their Rawalpindi bureau connected March 9 for an probe successful the Toshakhana case.

Imran's summons announcement was sent to his residences astatine Bani Gala and Chak Shehzad successful Islamabad.

In the notice, NAB accused Imran of selling gifts received during his tenure, including 4 Rolex watches, an iPhone fixed to him by the Qatar Armed Forces successful 2018, arsenic good arsenic invaluable watches and different gifts, which was against the law.

On March 18, Additional District and Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal cancelled the apprehension warrants issued against the erstwhile premier successful the Toshakhana case, allowing him to permission aft marking his attendance without being indicted due to the fact that of clashes betwixt the constabulary and PTI workers extracurricular the Islamabad Judicial Complex.

Imran was scheduled to look earlier the sessions tribunal to be proceedings connected a ailment filed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for allegedly concealing details of the gifts helium had acquired from the Toshakhana successful his plus declarations.

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