Zafar Hijazi’s indictment deferred till October 20th

ISLAMABAD: Accountability court on Wednesday conceded the arraignment of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) previous administrator Zafar Hijazi in Chaudhry Sugar Mills record tempering case till October 20 because of the nonattendance of the prosecutor.

A Special judge Irum Niazi was to hear contentions on confining of charges against Hijazi for the situation. Because of the nonappearance of the administration’s insight, the court deferred the issue for the following hearing on October 20.

The denounced was furnished with the charge-sheet amid the last knowing about the case on September 26.

Hijazi, who is out on bail, has been reserved for the situation in the wake of the Supreme Court’s request in the Panama Papers case for purportedly tempering with money related records of the Sharif family’s organization.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested Hijazi in July, after a report discharged by the Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) charged that the previous SECP director had modified records identified with the Chaudhry Sugar Mills.