Former AGP’s conviction suspended

ISLAMABAD: The sacked auditor general of Pakistan (AGP) Akhtar Buland Rana, who was convicted of concealing his Canadian nationality, was released on bail on Thursday.

Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Faizan Haider Gillani suspended the verdict of senior civil judge Mohammad Shabbir and issued notice to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for September 19.

The ADSJ released the AGP on Rs200,000 surety bonds. A senior civil judge had convicted Mr Rana under section 6(c) of the Passport Act 1974 for concealing his Canadian nationality and awarded him six-months of rigorous imprisonment on Monday. He was also fined Rs100,000.

Source: Dawn

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