| GEO Pakistan|
| Former DCO Farooq Leghari freed on Rs100,000 bail|
| Updated at: 2053 PST, Monday, July 19, 2010|
HYDERABAD: Anti Corruption Court, Hyderabad Monday granted bail against Rs100,000 to Farooq Lehari, former DCO and brother of Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Meanwhile, Sindh High Court (SHC) has summoned Chairman Anti Corruption Department on a petition against the arrest of Farooq Leghari, filed by his sister Najma Leghari.
The Anti Corruption Police had pressed charges against Farooq Leghari in a case No. 5, 2010 that pertained to the period when he served as DCO in Tando Muhammad Khan. He faced charges including misappropriation of funds in purchase of medicine, manipulation in land property, and committing fraud in the renovation of DCO house.