Challenge by Irfaan Ali to Pradoville 2 charges set for hearing

Mohamed Irfaan Ali

Former PPP/C Minister of Housing Mohamed Irfaan Ali has filed an action in the High Court challenging the validity of the 19 fraud charges levelled against him over sale of land in the ‘Pradoville 2’ Housing Scheme.

In the action which is scheduled to be called before Justice Franklyn Holder tomorrow, Ali is hoping to be granted an order staying the Magistrates Court from proceeding with the charges until the hearing and determination of the High Court challenge.

In his urgent fixed date application, Ali (the applicant) is seeking among other things, a declaration that the particulars of the charges do not constitute an offence known to law and contravene Section 144(4) of the Constitution…..

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