Rawalpindi - The Islamabad High Court will today (Monday) resume hearing of bail plea of Director Ministry of Foreign Affairs Shafqat Cheema who was arrested on corruption charges.

A division bench of IHC comprising Justice Noor-ul-Haq N Qureshi and Justice Athar Minallah will conduct Shafqat Cheema’s bail plea in which the court had previously ordered for constituting a medical board for examining his health.

The division bench had directed to constitute a medical board comprising PIMS doctors under the supervision of medical superintendent (MS) of the hospital.

During the hearing, the counsel for the accused had contended before the court that his client did not make illegal assets through black money. He argued that his client is a government servant and running a private business, upon which court ruled that government servant cannot run private business with job. The court had also sought record of investigations from FIA and also directed the FIA to provide evidence against his illegal assets.