Muhammad Khan Bhatti gets bail in a corruption case


Muhammad Khan Bhatti – the former PA Secretary – has been granted bail by an anti-corruption court today (Friday, October 6) in a corruption case.

According to the media reports, Muhammad Khan Bhatti – who served as principal secretary to Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi during the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf tenure in Punjab – was granted bail by Anti-Corruption Court Judge Ali Raza.

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Judge Ali Raza directed Muhammad Bhatti to submit surety bonds worth Rs1 million to secure bail.

Former principal secretary Bhatti was detained by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) earlier this month in connection with a corruption investigation. According to specifics provided by the NAB spokeswoman, Bhatti is charged with corruption in connection with development contracts totaling PKR 1 billion. He said that Muhammad Bhatti was complicit in unauthorized hiring practices throughout Gujrat and that 116 schemes were approved as a result.

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