Day archives: March 19th, 2017

Sindh’s ex-minister Sharjeel Memon released after brief detention

ISLAMABAD: The former information minister in the PPP-led government in Sindh, was released late Saturday night after he was arrested soon after a flight carrying him landed at the Islamabad airport.The PPP leader was released after the National Accountability Bureau verified the bail papers that his counsel had submitted to the bureau.“If the law is the …

Returned to face allegations, says defiant Sharjeel Memon

ISLAMABAD: Memon, who was recently released after a brief detention by the National Accountability Bureau from Islamabad airport, was holding a press conference in the capital. “I wasn’t arrested at the airport, I was abducted,” he said. He said that he was going abroad for medical purposes and had prior permission from Chief Minister Sindh …