Money laundering case: Hamza’s judicial remand extended till Dec 12
LAHORE (92 News) – An accountability court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz till December 12 in money laundering case and assets beyond income.
Accountability court judge heard the case and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented Hamza Shehbaz before court. The NAB prosecutor presented the key report regarding to file the reference against Hamza Shehbaz.
The court extended judicial remand of the opposition leader till December 12 and directed to produce him in next hearing.
In the previous hearing, the court asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor regarding to file a formal reference against the politician. “When the reference will be filed against Hamza Shehbaz,” the court questioned.
The prosecutor replied that the preparations to file reference in final phase and the reference was in relay and required signatures and approval from the NAB chairman.
On the other hand, the clash erupted between police and lawyers when they were stopped from entering in the court. The tight security was arranged around the judicial complex during the appearance of Hamza Shehbaz.
Yesterday, Accountability Court Judge Amjad Nazeer expressed anger on Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz for not standing in witness box despite of directions.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented Hamza Shehbaz before court after completing his remand. During the proceedings, the judge expressed resentment and directed Hamza Shehbaz to stand in the witness box in every hearing.
“You have not come in court to hold press conference,” Judge Amjad Nazeer remarked. The court extended judicial remand of Shahbaz till November 28 in Ramzan Sugar Mills case.
On the other hand, the court also accepted exemption plea of Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif.
In the previous hearing, an accountability court extended the judicial remand of Hamza Shehbaz in assets beyond income case. Accountability court judge Chaudhry Ameer Khan heard the case. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented Hamza Shehbaz before court. The court extended judicial remand of the opposition leader till November 13.