SUKKUR Oct 23,2021
Pakistan Peoples Party leader Khurshid Shah has been released from Sukkur Central Jail after more than two years.
PPP workers greeted Khurshid Shah outside the prison. A convoy led by Khurshid Shah left the jail for his residence. After reaching the residence.
Shah was in jail for more than 25 months for assets in excess of his income. Around two months bank PPP launched campiagn fro release of Mr Shah.
The accountability court had issued the release order of Khurshid Shah after confirming the order of the Supreme Court.
After confirmation of the Supreme Court order, Khurshid Shah was brought from the jail to the accountability court in the morning, where he was sent back to the Central Jail after getting his signature.
Khurshid Shah is MNA from Sukkur. He served as the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to May 2018.
Khurshid Shah began his political career as the member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh in 1988 and had been a member of the provincial cabinet, in various positions. He has been inducted into the federal cabinet thrice between 1993 and 2013. From 2012 to 2013, he also served as the parliament.