Assets Beyond Income: NAB summons Hamza Shahbaz on April 30


$414,000, Hamza, accounts, 2005, NAB report
27 Apr, 2019 2:43 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz in assets beyond income and money laundering case on April 30.

NAB had acquired ‘important evidence’ from Financial Monitoring Unit (FMU) in the case of Hamza Shehbaz. It is learnt that the accountability watchdog had also got evidence against Salman Shehbaz, son of former chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif.

The Lahore High Court (LHC) had earlier on April 8 granted interim bail to Hamza Shehbaz. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Malik Shehzad Ahmed Khan  approved the bail of the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader against a surety of Rs10 million until April 17, restraining the National Accountability Bureau from arresting him till further orders.

The court directed the corruption watchdog to submit its response to the petition until the next hearing.

Earlier, opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz has said that the waywardness of Niazi and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have destroyed the economy.He said that there is no difference between NAB and Mansha Bomb.

Hamza Shehbaz said that the investor had fled from the country due to the NAB. “Mansha Bomb occupies the lands of the people, while occupies the bread and butter of the people,” he observed.

The PML-N leader said that the inflation’s giant has yet to come out of the bottle. “The nation is ashamed at the language used by Prime Minister Imran Khan,” he said. “Imran Khan is not a player.”

Hamza Shehbaz said that the medicines’ prices have gone up by 400 percent. “The price of dollar has increased by 35 percent. The gas and electricity prices are about to increase by 80 percent,” he said.

He said that the NAB spares the people after plea bargain with the people. “The corruption of even a single penny could not be proved against me, Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif,” he said.


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