LAHORE: An accountability court docket on Thursday prolonged judicial remand of Opposition chief in Punjab Meeting Hamza Shehbaz by eight days in Ramzan Sugar Mills case.
The listening to was presided over by the Obligation Decide Waseem Akhtar.
Shehbaz Sharif skipped right now’s court docket look because of Senate chairman election and filed an exemption plea within the court docket. The plea was accepted by the court docket.
On this event, strict safety measures have been taken across the Accountability Court docket to avert any mishap.
On the outset of the listening to, Hamza mentioned he’s a standard citizen of the nation, however for NAB he’s a wrongdoer. He shunned the bureau’s allegations of corruption in opposition to him within the court docket.
The court docket on NAB’s request prolonged judicial remand of the opposition chief in Punjab Meeting until August 8.
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The NAB has filed a reference accusing former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif, his son Hamza Shahbaz and others for inflicting losses to the nationwide exchequer and misusing authority by sanctioning development of a bridge to facilitate the sugar mills.
NAB officers say Shahbaz Sharif, being chief minister of Punjab, misused his authority by issuing directives for the development of a 10-kilometer-long drain in Chiniot primarily to learn the sugar mills owned by his sons. Shahbaz and Hamza have been accused of fraudulently inflicting a Rs 213 million loss to the nationwide exchequer.