According to details, Justice Farooq Shah has forwarded the matter to Chief Justice for further proceeding.

It is to be mentioned here that Dr Asim’s lawyers submitted petition seeking amendment in court’s verdict in the morning.

The court had granted bail to Dr Asim Hussain on medical grounds over surety bonds of Rs25 lac each.

On August 2015, the former petroleum minister was detained during a raid at Higher Education Commission office in Clifton area over alleged embezzlement.

Dr Asim is facing different corruption references in accountability court while a terror case in anti-terrorism court (ATC).

One of the references alleges Dr Asim of Rs 462 billion graft while the other of Rs 17 billion. He is accused of concealing assets, granting illegal allotments, land grabbing, misuse of authority, fraud and giving illegal contracts during his tenure in Sui Southern Gas Pipelines Limited (SSGPL).

Besides SSGPL reference, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is pursuing money laundering case against the former federal minister.