Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and nephew Yousuf Abbas physical remand accepted in Chaudhry Sugar mills case till August 21 here on Friday.
NAB presented Maryam Nawaz and Yousaf Abbas before the accountability court (AC) a day after their arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case (CSM).
NAB requested 15-day physical remand of Maryam Nawaz and Yusuf Abbas but court approved a 12-day physical remand of the two accused
Capt. (R) Safdar, husband of Maryam Nawaz was present in the courtroom along with son Junaid Safdar.
NAB summoned Maryam Nawaz in the Chaudhri Sugar Mills case. Chaudray sugar mill’s shares were transferred in 2008 to Maryam Nawaz, who later transferred some seven million of them to Abbas in 2010.
Maryam Nawaz has been arrested on her way back to Kot Lakhpat Jail after meeting her incarcerated father Nawaz Sharif.
Yousaf Abbas, who is a cousin of Maryam Nawaz, has also been arrested owing to his connections to the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case and both will appear before the Accountability Court in Lahore today
She was questioned about the “suspicious” transactions related to the Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) of which Maryam was one of the largest shareholders. Sources reveal that the three-member investigation team questioned her about the remittances present in her account, considering her shares in CSM.