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Akram approaches Pakistan court

world Updated: May 09, 2010 16:05 IST
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Former Test cricketer Wasim Akram has approached a Pakistani court to obtain a "succession certificate" to gain control of his late wife Huma's movable assets worth millions of rupees.

Akram, currently in India, also filed a declaration suit to get his wife's immovable assets transferred to him as he is her "sole legal heir" and natural guardian of her two children.

Huma, 42, died in Chennai, India, in October last year due to multiple organ failure.

In an application filed through his counsel in a civil court in Lahore, Akram said that his wife died on October 25, 2009 leaving behind two minor sons, Taimoor and Akbar.

He said his wife had several bank accounts with Rs 715,000 in cash, Rs 195,000 in term deposit certificates and over 40,000 dollars.

Akram asked the court to issue him a succession certificate so that he could withdraw these movable assets.

In the declaration suit, he said that his late wife owned a plot in a posh locality of Lahore.

He requested the court to allow him to get the plot transferred in his name.

The court set May 19 as the date for hearing the applications and sought objections from the public through media advertisement.