KARACHI - Judicial Magistrate District (East) Inam Malik on Tuesday remanded three alleged accused involved in smuggling drugs to Saudi Arabia till June 27. The accused including Sarwat Hussain, his wife Shafia and son Faraz Hussain appeared before the trial court, where the court remanded the accused for further investigation. The accused couple told the court that their son Faraz was innocent and had never been involved in any illegal activities or in their business dealings. The Public Prosecutor and Investigation Officer told the court that all the three accused were belonged to an organised group that was involved in smuggling drugs abroad, adding that their activities have earned bad name for Pakistan. The officials said the investigations with these people are aimed to nab other people of their group. The accused opined that neither the Al-Huda Travel Agency has anything to do with this case nor they are involved in any drug smuggling. They told that Az-Zohra Trust provided the slippers to the pilgrims and they are responsible for the whole episode. The court has granted the four-day police remand to the accused. It is noteworthy to mention here that the accused couple had surrendered themselves to police at Awami Colony police station on Monday. They were allegedly involved in the business of narcotics smuggling to Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Additional District Judge Ubaid Hamza Khan granted the bail plea of Muhajir Qaumi Movement (Haqiqi) Chairman, Afaq Ahmed, for sum of Rs0.1 million in the case of possessing illegal arms registered against him in 2004. Whereas, in another case of murder, his bail plea was rejected by the court. Moreover, the division bench of Sindh High Court comprising of Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Karim Khan Agha granted the interim bail plea before arrest of Dr Naseeruddin, Vice Chancellor of Sindh Medical College, for a sum of Rs0.1 million. The applicant was facing inquiry, conducted by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for allegedly providing fake admissions to 38 students. According to the inquiry officials, the students who got fake admissions to the said college, have not only taken the classes properly, but also appeared in first professional MBBS examination in 2000. When the matter was disclosed, the NAB has conducted inquiry of the said illegal act. The VC through his counsel, Shaukat Ayat advocate, submitted that he has concerns that he would be arrested during the inquiry process, therefore, he request to grant his bail application before arrest. Though, another division bench of SHC comprising of Justice Athar Saeed and Justice Bin Yameen adjourned the hearing over the land-dispute charges till June 30. The three members inquiry committee formed on the direction of SHC headed by chief secretary Sindh has produced their report which inscribed that the land located in Gulistan-e-Johar, which was claimed by Faisal Cantt Board, did not come under their jurisdiction but was located within the jurisdiction of City District Government Karachi. The plaintiff Razia Arif moved to the high court by submitting that she owns a land in the residential area of Gulistan-e-Johar, while she decided to convert the land static from residential to commercial and for this purpose. She contacted the CDGK and also paid the charges in land use to the concerned authority of CDGK. But later, the Faisal Cantt Board approached her and told that her land was located within their jurisdiction and they must be paid the charges if change in the status of the land is required. The court, earlier, had issued instruction to form a three members committee to probe the matter and submit the report that whether the land came in the limit of City government or Faisal Cantt Board.