An accountability courtroom prolonged on Thursday the bodily remand of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) chief Shahid Khaqan Abbasi within the liquefied pure fuel (LNG) contract case.
The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) introduced the PML-N chief earlier than the courtroom as his bodily remand ends right now. The bureau requested accountability Choose Mohammad Bashir to increase the remand of the chief. Accepting accountability watchdog’s enchantment, the accountability decide prolonged the bodily remand until August 15, native media reported.
Choose Bashir additionally requested Abbasi to rent a lawyer in order that he can oppose the bureau’s plea for extension in bodily remand.
The previous premier was taken into NAB’s custody on July 18. The bureau has accused the PML-N chief and others of misusing his authority and illegally awarding LNG terminal contract for a interval of 15 years to an organization of their liking.
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