ISLAMABAD: Chairman Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Zafar Hijazi has been remanded into custody on four-day physical remand on Saturday.
Incriminated in charges regarding tampering in the record of Sharif family’s business, Zafar Hijazi was presented before the court of a senior civil judge, Muhammed Shabbir.
The SECP boss was transported to the court on board an ambulance amid security around the court.
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) requested the court for his 10-day remand. However, the judge granted his four day remand and ordered the officials to produce him before the court on July 26.
On this occasion, police force tried to shove media personnel out of the courtroom; however, the judge allowed them to cover the proceedings.
It should be mentioned here that Zafar Hijazi was found out by the JIT to be behind the forgery in record of documents of Sharif family’s business, according to the investigations conducted by the FIA officials.