LAHORE (92 News) – An accountability court on Saturday extended Punjab Opposition leader Hamza Shehbaz’s physical remand till August 21 in assets beyond means case.
An accountability court extended his physical remand for 11 more days. He is being investigated in a money laundering and assets beyond known sources of income case.
NAB says it needs more time for the investigation. Hamza, the leader of the opposition in the Punjab Assembly and son of Shehbaz Sharif, has been in NAB custody for 59 days.
on the otehr hand, difficulties increased for Sharif family as two key accused Shahid Rafique and Aftab Mehmood has become approver against Sharif family in money laundering case.
An accountability court on Saturday accepted the plea to transfer the two accused into the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) custody from jail.
Both the accused recorded their statements before the magistrate against Shehbaz Sharif family in money laundering.
They transferred worth of billion rupees in Shehbaz Sharif, Salman Shehbaz and Hamze accounts through telegraphic transactions.
In a key development came after arrest of PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz, two of the accused expressed their willingness to turn approvers in money-laundering cases filed against the Sharifs and others.
rejected his interim bail in the Ramzan Sugar Mills and money laundering cases.
According to the accountability watchdog, the PML-N leader
made five companies from 2006 to 2009 and did a business of more than Rs19billion.