Money laundering reference: Court hears case against Shehbaz Sharif

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

12th Dec, 2020. 10:42 am
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The accountability court has heard a money laundering reference against PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif’s family on Saturday (today).

As per the details, Accountability court judge Jawad Al-Hassan heard the reference against Shahbaz Sharif and others.

Special Prosecutor NAB Usman G. Rashid Cheema has appeared before the court.

On the contrary, advocate Amjad Pervez presented by the accused.

Shahbaz Sharif, Hamza Shahbaz, and other arrested accused were produced at the end of judicial remand.

Accused Nisar Ahmed, Qasim Qayyum, Rashid Karamat, Masroor Anwar, Muhammad Usman’s attendance has been completed.

Nominated accused Fazal Dad Abbasi, Muhammad Shoaib Qamar’s attendance has also been completed in the reference.

Assistant Directors of Election Commission Khalid Mahmood and Syed Tayyab Zawar while Deputy Secretary Provincial Assembly Faisal Bilal appeared as witnesses.

Witness Faisal Bilal is being cross-examined by advocate Amjad Pervez.

Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz’s Parole Release Approved

Earlier last month, Punjab government decided to release Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Shehbaz Sahrif and son Hamza Shehbaz on parole to attend the funeral of Begum Shamim Akhtar, who passed away on Sunday morning in London.

According to the details, Punjab cabinet approved Shehbaz and Hamza’s release for five days over the demise of Begum Shamim.

They were released as soon as the body of Begum Shamim Akhtar would reach Pakistan from London, sources said.

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