Monday, September 26, 2022

Money laundering case: Indictment of Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz deferred again

Money laundering case: Indictment of Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz deferred again

LAHORE (92 News) - A Lahore court on Wednesday deferred indictment of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz in a money laundering case.

As per details, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz’s lawyers appeared before the court. Hamza Shehbaz was present whereas Shehbaz Sharif could not appear before the court and filed for a one-day exemption from appearing.

During the hearing, the prime minister's counsel Amjad Parvez asked the court that his client was not able to attend the hearing because the flood situation is in front of you and his client is visiting flood-hit areas.

The court asked that whether Shehbaz Sharif could not appear before the court for ten minutes. “Although the court had given a date of one month even than he did not appear. The court accepted the request of Shehbaz Sharif for exemption from attendance.

Moreover, Amjad Pervaiz also asked the court to unfreeze the bank accounts of his clients, who were previously frozen on the court orders. The FIA prosecutor said that they have no-objection to the plea. Later, the court adjourned the hearing of case till September 17.