LAHORE (92 News) – An Accountability court on Friday has extended judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz and his cousin Yousaf Abbas till November 8 in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
During the hearing, Maryam Nawaz and his cousin was produced before court. The NAB prosecutor pleaded with court to give more judicial remand.
The court extended the judicial remand of Maryam Nawaz and Yousaf Abbas till November 8. During the hearing, Maryam broke into tears while talking about the health of her ailing father Nawaz Sharif, who is under treatment at Lahore’s Services Hospital after his platelet count significantly dropped.
On the other hand, the court summoned a report on judicial remand of Nawaz Sharif and adjourned the hearing.
Earlier, Maryam Nawaz had filed a bail plea in Lahore High Court (LHC) in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, requesting the court to release her on bail as her father is unwell and undergoing medical treatment at the hospital.
Earlier on October 15, a combined NAB investigation team had interrogated former premier Nawaz Sharif in Chaudhry Sugar Mills corruption case. However, he was unable to record satisfactory answers.
On August 8, NAB team had detained Maryam Nawaz outside the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore for skipping appearance in Chaudhry Sugar Mills due to meeting with her father and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Maryam Nawaz was unable to provide the required details of foreign investment in sugar mills while she was also failed to satisfy the bureau regarding source of income for purchasing the shares. NAB has also claimed that three foreigners had transferred 11000 shares worth millions of rupees on Maryam Nawaz’s
The anti-corruption watchdog’s daycare centre was declared sub-jail for the PML-N leader while female police and NAB personnel were deployed for her. She was accused alleged money laundering in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.