LAHORE: Punjab government has decided to include Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan in the cabinet again.
Abdul Aleem Khan had stepped down as local government minister after being detained by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in assets beyond means case,
He will take oath as a senior minister today from Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar.
He stepped down from the minister’s position after the corruption watchdog arrested him.
He remained in the custody of the bureau from Feb 7 to March 5 and then was sent to jail on judicial remand. He remained incarcerated for 73 days and was finally granted post-arrest bail by the high court on May 17.
NAB had accused Aleem Khan of being involved in acts of corruption and corrupt practices by way of accumulating assets beyond known sources of income within Pakistan and outside.